Archive | April, 2012
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Misty Mountain Hop

Hiking and trail running on the Cape is a game of pot luck. One minute the sun is shining, the next you are enveloped in swathes of cold mountain cloud. We recently went running along the Table Mountain contour path towards Devil’s Peak and stopped at the ‘Breakfast Rocks’, normally a great place to have […]

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Roof Garden

This morning I fetched my daughter from a yoga class at the Waterfall Retreat Centre. The roof garden was a lot better than the picture. The house overlooks the beautiful yoga studio. Well worth a visit for the tranquilty. — Helen McNulty African Cotton   (more…)

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Kloof Indigenous Open Gardens

Hi everyone, Please support our Open Indigenous Gardens – on this weekend 21 and 22 April. All the details are on the Kloof Conservancy website. Sunday has been registered as an Official Earth Day event. Hope to see you there. Regards, Viv Francis

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WANTED: Drakensberg Bamboo (Thamnocalamus tesselatus)

Hi, Per chance I found you website ! I am looking for so long for a Thamnocalamus tesselatus (Drakensberg Bamboo), the Botanical Gardens are all propagating for years,the indegenous nurseries don’t have it and overseas one can buy them. It’s tragic ! Regards, Sabine Theron

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Roadside Nursery

I just came across a set of photos from our trip to Kenya last year so will be posting some. First up, roadside nurseries. Not sure if this happens elsewhere or if it is a Kenya phenomenon but as we were driving along the streets of Nairobi, these makeshift roadside nurseries popped up everywhere. Locals […]

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