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Maintaining Water Tanks

Maintaining Water Tanks


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Alternative Health View all

A Guide To Coconut Oil

Everything You May Need To Know About Coconut Oil Coconut oil had a bad name as it was associated with unhealthy saturated fats.…

The A To Z Of Herbs And Spices

The A To Z Of Herbs And Spices

The Benefits & Uses Of Herbs And Spices Could you imagine life without herbs and spices? Not me. Herbs and spices have the…

The Benefits Of Drinking Chicken Bone Broth

The Benefits Of Drinking Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth Healing chicken bone broth is made from organic, raw chicken bones and cooked over a 24-hour period for maximum mineral…

DIY – All Natural Flu Shot!

DIY – All Natural Flu Shot!

In the Southern hemisphere we are coming into cold and flu weather. If you are unlucky enough to get a cold this Winter,…

Birth Story, Ina May Gaskin. The Trailer.

Birth Story, Ina May Gaskin. The Trailer.

Birth Story Is More Than Just A Documentary About Ina May Gaskin Most women have at least one birth story. You can choose…

Healing Detox Bath Recipe

Healing Detox Bath Recipe

(See also – Make your own sitz bath recipe) Make Your Own Healing Detox Bath Detoxification of your body using a warm bath…

10 Reasons To Give Your Pets & Livestock Apple Cider Vinegar

10 Reasons To Give Your Pets & Livestock Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar Promotes Health In Animals Your pet depends on you for it’s well being so it is important to remember that…

The Vegetable Patch View all

Beetroot is fine to sow or plant out as seedlings every month of the year in a sub tropical environment. While growing beetroot I have noticed that they…

It was only recently I learnt that you can grow a productive organic orchard in a sustainable manner, without animal manure as fertiliser. There are a number of nitrogen fixing plants…

My family and I spent the morning tending to our garden and what a beautiful time of the year it is to celebrate your own back yard. The…

            Fruits And Vegetables That Grow In Part Shade With Autumn here and Winter on our doorstep, it can be harder to find…

How To Make Basil Pesto Our basil has done very well. In fact there is too much of it. Some of the leaves were starting to go brown…

Rainbow Chard (Beta vulgaris) Rainbow Chard is a variety of Swiss chard also known as silver beet, that has brightly coloured leaf stalks, which are edible along with…

Permaculture Some definitions of permaculture are: Permaculture is an approach to designing human settlements and agricultural systems that mimic the relationships found in natural ecologies. Any system of…

Summer Planting Guide When planning out your seed sowing and seedling planting, it is vital to know what harvests when and what to plant when. Successional planting is…

Homebirth View all

Kai’s Homebirth

Third baby, third homebirth, unassisted and fast!  I knew that we would have three children. Two girls then a boy. Our two super girls were…

In The Kitchen View all

Dairy & Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Dairy & Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake with Choc Orange Ganache Our wee lad turned 1 this week and seeing as we are on the gluten and dairy free bandwagon for…

Lime Cordial Recipe

Lime Cordial Recipe

The lime tree is full of fruit, and the warmer months are here so my oldest loves to bring out our lime cordial recipe. What a beautiful time…

Beetroot Chutney

Beetroot Chutney

Beetroot Chutney is an exciting and fragrant chutney with hints of Indian spice from the coriander. Beetroot chutney is good with cheeses and meats, fabulous in sandwiches or stirred through…

Apple and Date Chutney

Apple and Date Chutney

This apple and date chutney recipe is so easy and so sweet and yummy. You can enjoy this with Indian food, with cheese and crackers or with pork…

Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum

Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum

This is a simple Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum recipe to use with your surplus capsicums from your garden or if you are lucky enough to be given some or…

Allspice

Allspice

Allspice Allspice is the dried fruit of the P. dioica plant. The fruit are picked when green and unripe and are traditionally dried in the sun. When dry, they are brown and resemble large…

Produce From Animals View all

What Do Chickens Eat?

What Do Chickens Eat?

So what do chickens eat? Chickens need a surprising amount of fresh water and a modest amount of either commercially prepared pelleted food each day…

Chicken Breeds

How To Build A Chicken Coop

Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard

Watch This Awesome Goat Milking Video

Goat Farming For Milk & Cheese Production

The Honey Bee Is In Trouble – Therefore, So Is The World

Cool Videos View all

5-acre Permaculture Orchard in Canada

5-acre Permaculture Orchard in Canada

Miracle Farms, a 5-acre commercial permaculture orchard in Southern Quebec, Canada This is my favourite youtube…

Beautiful Eco Village Video

Brilliant Video Explaining The Science Behind How Cannabinoids Cure Cancer

In The News View all

Monsanto Roundup May Cause “Gluten Intolerance”

Monsanto Roundup May Cause “Gluten Intolerance”

Study:  Monsanto’s Roundup causes “Gluten Intolerance” by Jon Rappoport February 21, 2014 Living Off The Grid…

List Of Companies Affiliated With Monsanto

In The News

Alternative Power View all

How A Wind Turbine Creates Electricity

How A Wind Turbine Creates Electricity

  Wind turbines use wind to make electricity. The wind turns the blades, which spin a…

What Is Solar Power

How Many Solar Panels Required To Power The World?

Sustainable Gardening View all

Frangipani Rust

Frangipani Rust

Frangipani Rust – The Yellow Powder On Frangipani Tree Being a sub-tropical dweller, we are pretty…

Sustainable Gardening Food For Life