Blog Posts

May 12, 2021

Hens may safely roam

Many smallholders like to allow chickens, ducks and geese to roam free in certain areas...

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May 10, 2021

Edible and Medicinal Plants in Your Garden

There are some plants that grow on our smallholdings that are edible, and which can...

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May 3, 2021

Keeping Peafowl

Peafowl include three species of birds in the genera Pavo and they are members of...

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April 22, 2021

Self-sufficient living

Some people new to smallholder life have this dream of living completely self-sufficient. Few of...

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April 15, 2021

How to re-use waste water safely

This is the fourth installment in a five-part series called Fluid Waste Management & Septic...

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April 14, 2021

How to size, and build, a septic tank

As often as not, septic tank problems arise not because of abuse and misuse but...

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April 5, 2021

Long Weekend Vegetable Processing

So you know about baby marrows…. This is what they should look like.    ...

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February 16, 2021

Correction: Pekin Bantams November 2019

Pictured here, a very rare Blue Silver Wheaten, a colour developed by Pekin Bantams RSA...

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