Archive | September, 2011

Using glass

After reading the last couple of posts on using glass, I had a look around my house. We use an old glass beaker to root plants and have a collection of old glass jars (sourced by Kirsty from which we use to store nuts, cereal and home-made lime marmalade! (more…)

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Help with identification…

Hi, I received a plant as a gift the label on the pot identifies it as a Veltheimia, Snake Lily Red.  When I look the name up it give me a very different plant.  Could you please help me to identify the plant? I have attached some photos. It is like a grass and is […]

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Win some glass vouchers!!

Hey Spriggers, The kindly folks at Consol have given us two vouchers to hand out worth R500 each, for their shops in Woodmead (Gauteng) and Stellenbosch in the Western Cape (sorry Durbanites and others, I’m sure you have friends and relatives in these parts?). So, now you can personally test-drive the apparent health benefits of […]

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Is glass the healthiest choice?

Hey guys, This week is Choose Glass Week and Consol has sent in something on the health benefits of using glass (see text below the bottles). What do you think about this? My sister says that leaving a plastic bottle in the sun and then drinking from it is not advisable as some of the […]

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Wild TV!!

Now that I have you attention… Wild Coast on 50/50 Part One of a two part update on the Wild Coast Mining and ‘Troll Road’ will be broadcast today, Monday 26 Sept, on 50/50 on SABC 2 starting at 7.30pm. Part 2 will go out the following week on 3rd October. This will feature plans for the […]

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