Indigenous Plant Fair in Durban

Don’t miss the Indigenous Plant Fair, on 4 & 5 Sept 2010 at Munies Sports Field, John Zikhali (Sydenham Rd), next to Durban Botanic Gardens.  Open 09:00-16:00 both days. Huge selection of plants and also food, displays and experts at hand to advise. Entrance is R5.00 with children free.  Bring your own wheelbarrow to avoid […]

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Moses Mabhida Landscape

Apart from Moses Mabhida being the best stadium in South Africa, it also has some pretty cool landscaping. Indigenous trees and plants have been used to soften the structure, creating a grassland with groves of trees. I like it a lot! Patrick (more…)

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adopt a river

A river runs through it…

I recently came across this government article. Good news for our rivers! Durban – With the aim of meeting the socio-economic goals in South Africa, Water and Environmental Affairs Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi launched the Isipingo Adopt a River Project. During the Budget Vote Speech in April this year the department announced (more…)

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Green Movies at Encounters Documentary Film Festival

For our Cape Town and Jozi readers – bring the festival to Durban next year! Buried in Earthskin DIR: Helena Kingwill / SA / 2009 / 50min Living at the end of the world, on the tip of Africa, very rarely do we feel threatened by nuclear contamination, yet this well-balanced, thoroughly researched and enlightening […]

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Seedbombing and the Guerilla Gardening Movement

This article from Worldchanging provides a good insight and relevant links into the growing (sorry) Guerilla Gardening Movement, particularly in the USA: The popularity of guerrilla gardening is growing. National Public Radio recently covered two stories on the subject, one on American seed bombing and another on night-time planting in London. We’ve covered guerrilla gardening […]

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