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NATURAL POOLS | How to Retrofit your Conventional Swimming Pool informational eBook by Kevan and Karen Zunckel

Title: NATURAL POOLS | How to Retrofit your Conventional Swimming Pool Author: Karen and Kevan Zunckel Genre: Home & Garden Publisher: KwaZulu Natal Midlands Sustainability Forum Release Date: July 2015 … Continue reading

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Hilton Produce Exchange

by Nikki Brighton. First published on Midlands Mosaic It’s a big job saving the planet, but starting small, with bite size chunks, can really make a difference. This is exactly … Continue reading

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Strawberry Towers

Conventionally, vertical gardens are becoming ever more popular as an alternative for gardeners who don’t have a lot of horizontal space, want to cover an unattractive wall, or just want … Continue reading

August 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Its ‘flow season’ and time to harvest our honey | Beekeeping Open Day with Barrie Lewis

A small group of novice beekeepers gathered on a lazy sunny Sunday afternoon on the stoep of Barrie and Jean Lewis’s home in Hilton to get our hands sticky learning how to harvest honey. … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pickle your Peppadews and make a Natural Pesticide with the Seeds

My peppadews are ripening to a glorious red. I’ve had a bumper crop this year so its an opportune time to start bottling them. Did you know that the Peppadew is … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 6 Comments

SA Renewable Energy Snapshot 2015

The e-book can be purchased online by clicking on the link below. Alternatively, send us an email (info@urbanearth.co.za) with your invoicing details and we will email you a copy directly … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Beekeeping Open Day with Barrie Lewis

Want to start Beekeeping? The KwaZulu Natal Midlands Sustainability Forum invites you to a Beekeeping Open Day with veteran beekeeper, Barrie Lewis. Where? 56 Groenekloof Road, Hilton          When? this … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · 3 Comments

Rhubarb and Mint Soda using the natural lacto-fermentation technique

If you, like me, were concerned about the quantity of sugar I used in my last Elderflower Cordial recipe, you can convert your cordial into a batch of lacto-fermented soda, simply by … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 3 Comments

Homemade Elderflower Cordial

I’ve been foraging in the neighbourhood for elderflowers. What started out as an early morning walk in the fresh autumn weather, turned into me collecting the flowers in our quiet country lanes to … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Transition Towns

In the course of my work as editor of Urban Eco Life e-magazine, I follow many blogs and receive several newsletters. One of the web sites I follow comprises a … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments