Archive | September, 2010

cycadian rhythm

Uuuum… Would anybody have advice on the following? I need to purchase a juvenile (legal/licensed!) cycad in the Cape Town area, before mid-November. It’s going to be potted in a large Grecian urn. Can’t pay millions but am against stealing one from the gardens. Must be a legally adopted one. Thanks. Make every word count. […]

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Climate Change Troika

Try saying that five times fast! No, but seriously, this sounds promising… The governments of Denmark, Mexico and South Africa have decided to establish a Troika to facilitate close cooperation by the three governments on the ongoing climate change negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Denmark, Mexico and South Africa […]

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Starting a veg garden

It started by wanting fresh spinach and lettuce – so I first converted a flower bed and a wash trough into a veg garden – and this is what happened. (more…)

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We won!

For those of you who follow us on Twitter or are fans on Facebook, this is old news, but last Saturday Grant (aka mol-d) attended the SA Blog Awards at the One and Only hotel in Cape Town where we won the Best Green Blog for 2010.  Needless to say, we are super-excited about the […]

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whats this?

Hi Spriggers The attached pix are of a plant someone gave me as a slip. It’s been in a pot in a shady spot for more than a year, so I forgot about it. I think it’s a Pelargonium but which one? Can anyone assist? The leaves are bright green and soft, (not sharp in […]

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