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My rooftop farm

We have a square rooftop at our house that I am slowly covering with pots full of veges. Currently I have five pots of various sizes and one parrot cage. The pots are filled with lettuce, celery, spring onions, bok choi, spinach, marigolds, rocket, fennel and various herbs. I’ve constructed them using permaculture methods, creating […]

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Permaculture garden

Does anyone have any permaculture advice for Kerenza aside from the how to posted on the blog previously… Hello, we live in Durban and would like to start a Permaculture veggie patch. I hear that you start above soil level, please can you tell me if I have this correct: First layer: thick cardboard; next […]

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Government aims to improve food security

The South African government is hoping to increase the number of smallholding farmers and black commercial farmers in the next five years to reduce the growing food security challenges currently facing the country. “If we can reach out to 300 000 smallholding farmers in the next five years and at least 30 000 black commercial […]

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Permaculture at the Durban Botanic Gardens

The Durban Botanic Gardens Permaculture Centre offers a wide range of food garden programmes for young and old. Permaculture is an accessible and affordable way to grow safe organic food at minimal cost to both one’s pocket and the environment. Courses and programmes will be of interest to the home owner, children, teachers, students, land […]

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Sam’s permaculture

Yay I’m going to be famous 🙂 Here is the pic – we did a step by step permaculture box with my little cousins. Fingers crossed for my little aubergine and butternut! Sam (more…)

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