Archive | December, 2010

Cape Garden 1.0

Ladies and gents, meet my first garden in the Cape. Cape Garden 1.0, if you will. We’re in Observatory, so plots are small, but we got lucky with a great courtyard and garden space. Three months after moving in, and having pulled up the masses of weeds which grew during winter’s wet season, my wife […]

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Garden Wildlife

2 Months ago I added a small still water pond to my garden in the hope of attracting more wildlife. Today I was so excited to be visited by this Wooly Necked Stork who “dropped” in for breakfast. Jean Rodel TREE FROG LANDSCAPES

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Problematic Palm – Urgent help needed!

One of the reasons I bought the plot of land my house sits on is because it had the most incredible garden, including two royal palms at its centre. One of my palms is not looking well at all and I’m concerned that it’s going to topple over taking my neighbors’ balcony with it. I […]

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

We wish all our readers a happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year.  Thanks for all the support in 2010 and here’s to an even better 2011!  We’ll be taking a break for the next couple of weeks but continue sending in posts and making comments and we’ll respond as soon as possible. Mulch love, […]

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A Green Christmas

Ethical and green Christmas guide

How to be festive and green – from rentable Christmas trees and organic turkeys to original ethical gift ideas and tips on recycling electrical waste… Read all about it at The Guardian …

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