Seed bombing

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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SA Blog Awards 2010

You may have notice a new button on the right of our blog.  We’ve decided to enter this year’s blog awards and need your help to nominate us.  Click on the button, then fill in your email address and wait for the confirmation email to come through.  Please let us know if the confirmation email […]

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Braving the hounds

A few months back the dogs devastated my patch of garden. It was heart-breaking … so I focused on gardening in pots and my permaculture beds. Since then, the dogs have lost interest and the garden has bounced back. I’ve decided to give it another shot and am loading the garden with spiky aloes, hardy […]

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Tree in a pot

My mom recently won an indigenous tree in a competition (cool prize, hey?). Its a Milletia grandis or umSimbithi in Zulu. Its endemic to KwaZulu-Natal and grows near the coast, flowering at Christmas with a mass of purple flowers. Unfortunately, it has now become quite rare in the wild as its wood is very hard […]

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Something for the weekend …

I think a gardening blog’s best friend is a cooking blog.  Once you’ve grown your veges and herbs, you need some guidance as to what to do with them.  Two new cooking blogs have recently taken my fancy, both local. At Still Life with Wooden Spoon, Chris documents his favourite recipes and the food he […]

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