“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” – Michael Pollan I’ve had my greenhouse for almost a year now and in that time there have been many experiments; some successful and some terrible failures, but after all this time I’ve figured out a thing or two and I’m going to let you in on my secrets, Read More

Justin Bonello_Greenhouse

I’ve been going on and on about the hydroponics setup and what a godsend it is, and I’m sure that there are many of you scratching your head as to why I’m so taken with this system. I suppose the proof is in the pudding, and you’ll only really get it when you set, Read More

Justin Bonello_Greenhouse

The hydroponic method of cultivating and propagating plants is almost too good to be true. There is no soil involved, it uses a fraction of the water, and yields incredible produce, and although it might seem like a science experiment – which I suppose it is in a way – you don’t have to, Read More

If we we’re supposedly smart enough to put a man on the moon, surely we can figure out how to marry human smarts with natural systems in a way that allows us to exist more harmoniously with the planet as a whole in the places we live and work. This, I believe, will be, Read More

I never thought that I would end up building a career as a foodie, and yet here I am, South Africa’s ‘bush cook’ as people have come to call me. It all started as a happy-go-lucky road trip where I would cook for my friends, but that novelty eventually wore off as time went on, Read More