Archive | April, 2010
Aloe Steam Train

Creighton Aloe Festival July 2010

10th & 11th July 2010. Also Departs on the weekends of 3rd & 4th and 17th & 18th July. Enjoy an amazing return steam train ride from Creighton, alongside the Ngogwaan river, through thousands of beautiful & colourful Aloes where you will be able to take a spectacular photo.  Enjoy on 10th & 11th July an eventful weekend with birding tours, mission tours, scenic Cycle ride; Art exhibitions Vintage engines […]

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Spekboom Progress Report

Unfortunately it has been very dry on this side of the world.  For spekboom to be dying you must know when need a bit more rain. I have planted a number of trees that are surviving but not really growing. Given a bit more time and rain things will get better and more planting will […]

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Garden Bug

Could anyone ID this bug,it is being cared for by ants so it could be an aphid of some sort? JennyE

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Get wild with garlic!

I have just started looking at possibilities for a small garden in my flat and found that there is already a wild garlic plant growing… We have already discussed its varied uses but it seems to have a few more…. (more…)

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Happy 40th Birthday Earthday!

HAPPY 40th Birthday Earthday! Green Office Week in South Africa, built around Earthday 22 April, reminds everyone that our home – planet earth – is asking us to take better care of it. We abuse our precious resources, whether water or energy; we are over-fishing to the detriment of feeding our future generation; we are […]

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