December 3, 2019

Prevent Soil Erosion

World Soil Day is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention...

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November 27, 2019

Scrub Hares

Some plot dwellers refer to their wild hares as Springhares or Springhase. However it turns...

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November 25, 2019

Hazards of plot life

In the 20 years since this magazine was launched there have been huge changes to...

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November 25, 2019

Solution to the mess

If you follow any environmental threads on social media you will have become aware of...

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November 20, 2019

The Castor Oil Plant ~ Medicine or Poison?

Ricinus communis is also known as castor bean, kasterolieboom, mohlafotha, mokhura or  umhlakuva. Dr Google...

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November 12, 2019

Pekin Bantams

A bantam is a small variety of chicken. There are some True Bantams and there...

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November 6, 2019

Drying as a means of Preserving

Drying offers an alternative way of preserving fruit, vegetables, meat and fish. Dried fruit has...

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October 29, 2019

Succession Planting

In order to make the most of your kitchen garden, you need to think about...

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