Create thoroughfares for wildlife using old tyres

There are many advantages to using old tyres, bicycle wheels, or flap doors as thoroughfares for wild animals. The maintenance of wire fences, especially where aardvarks, bush pigs or warthogs crawl through, usually places farmers into one of two groups. The first group becomes almost obsessive about it, closing each…

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Horticulture: Grow vegetables in a tyre garden

Creative and practical, South African musician Jason Hartman gives us a model for small-scale sustainable farming with his innovative idea of planting vegetables in old tyres. Anyone can grow vegetables, whether they live in town or on a farm, says Jason. “As recently as 80 years ago it would have…

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Feeding and drinking trough solutions

Always on the lookout for ways to limit expenses, to simplify labour and to run his friend's farm profitably, Gawie Stoltz has perfected a method of turning old tyres inside out and repurposing them as feeding troughs. He also devised a smart way to clean livestock drinking troughs. A feeding…

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Feeding and drinking trough solutions
Gawie Stoltz has perfected a method of turning old tyres inside out and repurposing them as feeding troughs.

Feeding and drinking trough solutions

Always on the lookout for ways to limit expenses, to simplify labour and to run his friend's farm profitably, Gawie Stoltz has perfected a method of turning old tyres inside out and repurposing them as feeding troughs. He also devised a smart way to clean livestock drinking troughs. A feeding…

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Feeding and drinking trough solutions
Gawie Stoltz has perfected a method of turning old tyres inside out and repurposing them as feeding troughs.

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