Blog Posts

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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February 16, 2021

Channel that Water ~ Create a Mini Wetland or Wild Pond

If your smallholding is anything like ours, given the amazing rainfall we’ve had over the...

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February 2, 2021

Ticks on Humans

Gauteng Smallholder has run stories on ticks affecting pets and livestock, but we smallholders are...

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January 26, 2021

Different Forms of Cultivation

If you can control every aspect of a crop’s existence, how much more efficiently will...

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