Archive | August, 2013

Indigenous and carnivorous

I got these awesome indigenous carnivorous plants today, from Pans Carnivores. They have a variety of indigenous and exotic plants and delivery throughout the country. The indigenous drosera grow wild on Table Mountain and throughout the peninsula. Half of these are going to live inside at my office. Will keep you posted as to whether […]

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Permaculture Food Garden Workshops in Durban

Join us for informative, hands-on workshops on implementing permaculture into your garden and homesite. We look at soil mainatenance, water harvesting, bio-pesticides and so much more in these different courses. Designed for educators, parents, and anyone else interested in growing your own! Dates: 7 September, 5 October, 2 November Venue: The Birches Per-Primary School, 1 […]

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Food Security Boost for Mitchell’s Plain Community

Event to Draw in New Gardeners – 31 August 2013 Going beyond the outdoor classroom, and into the community itself; ecological literacy organisation SEED is bringing hope and resilience to a growing group of Mitchell’s Plain households struggling with poverty and unemployment. The SEED Food Freedom Project teaches people how to grow their own food. […]

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WINNERS: The Lazy Man’s Guide to Saving the World

The winners of our Lazy Man’s Guide to Saving the World competition are Tracey Frayne and Henry Howard. Well done to you both! For those of you who would still like a digital copy of the book, it is available HERE.

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Indigenous Plant Fair in Durban

BotSoc celebrates 100 years of Plants and Biodiversity. The annual BotSoc (Botanical Society) Indigenous Plant Fair takes place on 7 & 8 September 2013, from 9 am – 4 pm each day, at the Munies Sports Field, John Zikhali Road (Sydenham Road), Durban, just below the Durban Botanic Gardens. This year we’re showcasing resilient plants. […]

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