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Genesing uit die natuur uit

Michele du Plessis Die wonderlike geur van gemmer het al menige kombuis gevul en vele disse omtower. Dit is een van die onmisbare speserye in die kombuis en daar is in feitlik elke kombuis ʼn botteltjie fyn gemmer of heel gemmer wortel. Tog, gemmer is nie net uitstekend in kos nie, dit bevat ook baie […]

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Recycling of Paper

Richard Quinnell The first article in a two-part series written by Richard Quinnell, who wrote the popular series about the art of composting. Paper and paper products are perhaps the most used daily recyclable commodity, so much so some of us may not be aware that we are using a recycled paper product. Recycle paper […]

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Die Kankerbossie

Sutherlandia frutescens, of kankerbossie, ook  hoenderkloek, gansies, klapperpeultjie, bitterblaar, bitterbos, eendjiebos, gansbos, kalkoenbos, kiepiebos, kankerklappertjie, klapperbos en vigsbossie genoem, kom wydverspreid voor in die binneland van Suid Afrika voor. Die plant kan tot so 3.5 meter hoog groei, blom vanaf Julie tot Desember en het rooi ertjieagtige blomme en silwer grysgroen, harige blare. Die blomme […]

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Let’s talk sugar

Sugar tax – yet another tax from April 1!  All sugary drinks now cost more because of the 11% health promotion levy introduced by the government to encourage the population to consume less sugar.  The reason? – To stem the rising tide of lifestyle diseases associated with being overweight. Stats SA recently released the figures […]