I’m sure by now most people realise that their food choices have environmental as well as health implications, which is why growing your own is a smart move. Even if you only have a balcony or small courtyard you can still grow an amazing amount of fresh produce (see next week’s post on growing rocket […]
Fab interesting website: https://www.startuk.org/eat/community-garden-schemes.aspx
I saw an amazing documentary at this year’s Durban International Film Festival. Waste Land follows world-renowned Brazilian artist Vik Muniz through an emotional journey in the world’s largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro – a place called Jardim Gramacho. Over three years, Muniz photographed people who inhabited the trash city and, together […]
Here’s an update on our guerrilla garden … we can barely keep up with the eating thereof, it’s courgette soup/pasta/fritters/frittata/ in salad etcetera etcetera then the same with spinach, beetroot, beans … we’re also giving loads away but the potatoes are too delicious and we keep them all for ourselves and ‘inner circle’ friends and […]
I am getting used to the Cape vegetation and the abundance of Protea plants here. The variety is amazing! Here is a pic I snapped last year in the Easter Cape, near KwaZulu-Natal. I gather this is a type of Protea or am I mistaken? The colour of the flowers is so vibrant and there […]
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