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Starting a Productive & Economical Food Garden (Part 1): Vegetables Worth Growing

I wrote this post in 2014, but is has become even more applicable given the state of South Africa's economy and sky-rocketing food prices. When I started vegetable gardening I didn't think that it would save a lot of money (maybe come out square?). We started the vegetable garden as part of a ‘productive hobby’… Continue reading Starting a Productive & Economical Food Garden (Part 1): Vegetables Worth Growing

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Edibles: Food Plant Families & Botanical Definitions

Here is a very comprehensive list of plant families to which our crops, spices, fruits, herbs and vegetables belong. Also supplied are the botanical definitions for some of the fruits, vegetables and herbs we use daily. Food Plant Families Family (Scientific classification) Represents Members Actinidiaceae Chinese gooseberry family Kiwifruit Amaryllidaceae Amaryllis or Onion family Garlic,… Continue reading Edibles: Food Plant Families & Botanical Definitions

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Experienced Homesteader & Established Kitchen Gardening Blog Moving In!

My Homesteading and Kitchen Vegetable Gardening Blog was on Google Blogger since 2011, where I nearly reached half a million pageviews before Google's algorithm change knocked out 80% of its organic search traffic. Google clearly doesn't have appreciation anymore for the content and information source that I have built there. So I decided that me… Continue reading Experienced Homesteader & Established Kitchen Gardening Blog Moving In!