Blog Posts

August 31, 2020

#ClimateChangeChooseday: Are Trees the solution to Climate Mitigation?

It’s Spring Day and Arbor Week, so we are encouraged to buy and plant some...

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August 24, 2020

From The Archives: How Blommetjie Got Her Name

A recent discussion on Facebook led us to realise a lot of newer readers won't...

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August 20, 2020

Monitoring and Supporting Plant Health

Disease epidemics are not limited to humans ~ other animals and plants are also vulnerable...

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July 23, 2020

Choosing the best option for recycling

This is the third part in our series on plastic. For parts one and two,...

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July 23, 2020

Types of plastic and how they are recycled

This is part two of our series on plastic, to read the first part, click here....

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May 20, 2020

World Bee Day

Smallholders need no reminding of the vital role played by bees in the environment. Today...

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April 22, 2020

Keeping Cattle: Early Considerations

Unless you have plenty of land with good grazing and adequate water, some good outbuildings,...

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April 16, 2020

Preserving Jalapeno Peppers

Peppers and chillies are very rewarding to grow, providing a generous and on-going harvest. They...

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