Archive | March, 2013
Medusa Succulent

Crazy Succulent

Check out this crazy, Medusa-like succulent my friend Kirsty has. Anyone recognise it and can provide me with some more information? I’d like to have my own, do you think it will grow from a cutting?

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Moss Circle

Check out this awesome moss circle my parents discovered in their garden. It’s grown around a secluded cement storm water cover. I’m thinking we could add some ferns and other such plants and create a woodland-themed corner. What do you think?

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Save Our Sands Mtunzini – a letter from Bruce Hopwood

  Save Our Sands (SOS) Mtunzini SOS (Save Our Sands) Mtunzini the joint campaign of the Mtunzini Conservancy to address the proposed sand dune mining to the North and the South of Mtunzini. The Mtunzini Conservancy (Reg. No. 2007/006455/08) is a NPC with Section 18A tax status and can issue tax certificates for donations made. […]

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Eco Coffee: Espress Eco versus Nespresso

When my wife’s parents first came to visit us in South Africa from France they tried to buy us a gift. The first option was a TV (we didn’t want one), the second was a dishwasher (I wanted it!! but we didn’t have space in the flat :-(), the third was a Nespresso coffee machine, […]

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A dark and dry place

There are three planters in the foyer of the office building I work at. They are large, triangular and could be quite attractive. Unfortunately they get no natural light or rain water! For the past couple of years I have been attempting to grow a variety of plants in them, with no luck. Can anyone […]

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