August 25, 2019

It’s enough, already!

Some poor logistical planning recently on the part of my son and I saw us...

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August 25, 2019

Illustrating the divide

Two events on the outskirts of Pretoria last month, both with an agricultural focus, amply...

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August 21, 2019

Keeping Goats

Goats are not hugely popular amongst smallholders, as they have a reputation for destroying everything...

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August 18, 2019

Impenetrable Hedges

Smallholders are always on the lookout for ways to improve their security and one option...

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August 14, 2019

Straw Bale Planting

  You have no doubt heard of straw bale construction: baled straw from wheat, oats,...

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August 12, 2019

Replacing Exotic Trees

  The Gauteng Smallholder has written extensively over the years about the challenges we face...

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August 7, 2019

Pruning Peach trees

On Monday we looked at general points about pruning fruit trees. According to Keith Kirsten,...

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August 5, 2019

Pruning fruit trees

The purpose of pruning of branches on fruit trees is to create a strong structure...

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