Archive | November, 2010

A post on behalf of soil for life

Hi Sprig blog Thought you might be interested in posting this good hearted appeal from Soil for Life that I came across. Yours in getting your hands dirty Louise ::: Western Cape-based NGO, Soil for Life exists to help alleviate poverty and hunger in the area by teaching people to grow their own food. We’d […]

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Saint Verde Succulent

Sainte Verde Succulents

Last Sunday, after my epic 15km run, Chips and I headed out to Dargle to investigate the Saint Verde Succulent Nursery.  Open once a month, and located about an hour and a half from Durban, the nursery is a succulent-lovers paradise.  Beautifully laid out under an old shed, the succulents are available in colour-coded ceramic […]

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Unusual succulent

I got this unusual succulent a few years back. It dies down each winter and then shoots out these vibrant spears every spring. Anyone recognize it?

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Scaffy Cacti get a new home

I rescued a group of sad looking cacti the other day (see and I am happy to say they are looking great and have found a new home in our courtyard.

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Moonflower soup tonight!

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