Archive | June, 2011
Wooden flower

Wooden Flowery Growth

Good morning We went camping at Thaba Monate near Warmbaths when we saw this round wooden flowery growth on a thorny tree with silver green velvety leaves. My brother in law climbed into the tree, pick it and then cleaned it with his pocket knife and a brush, painted some veneer on and mounted it. […]

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Mangrove boat trip

Magical Mangroves

Recently, we were fortunate enough to make a trip to Kenya to visit some friends in Nairobi and hit the coast (thanks Voyager miles)… In the next while I’ll be posting a few things we did whilst we were up there… First off, we were at Shimoni on the coast, at a great locale called […]

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rhino

Rhino kits

The South African National Parks yesterday received 1 000 DNA kits to ensure effective prosecution of rhino poachers. According to SanParks, the kits from the faculty of Veterinary Services of the University of Pretoria will go a long way in ensuring management of the rhino population and effective prosecution of rhino horn poachers. Speaking at […]

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The KZN Integrated Greening Programme

The KZN Integrated Greening Programme is a partnership between the Kwazulu-Natal Provincial Government, the Wildlands Conservation Trust and Business SA. The programme aims to harness the collective energy of these partners to develop and implement a wide range of community-based greening activities. These will stimulate local economic development whilst nurturing the establishment of vibrant, self-motivated […]

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Cats in the Garden

I have a friend who is not sighted and is a keen gardener. Her neighbours cats are driving her mad because of using her succulent garden as a toilet. Any suggestions please. She has tried a few remedies but to no avail. Thank you. Helen McNulty www.africancotton.co.za

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