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What has been happening in renewable energy in South Africa? A summary for those not in the know.

Most of the people that I come across in my comings and goings are generally well read, informed and in touch with what’s happening in South Africa.  And yet, when I say I work in energy I am often met with a response of ‘why is South Africa looking at nuclear power but they’re doing nothing […]

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Our Gorgeous Green House Talk and Garden Tour

Dear All, Please click HERE for details of a talk by Jane Troughton on 25 May at Durban Botanic Gardens Visitors Centre at 6 pm about the transformation of her house and lifestyle to a ‘green’ one. This will be followed by a visit to her indigenous garden on 6 June – booking is essential for […]

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Out of the ashes: Notes on the March 2015 Cape Town Wildfire

In the Mother City the mountains are ablaze. It is late summer. Four days ago the fire started in Farmer Peck’s Valley adjacent to the seaside suburb of Muizenberg, known for its surf and sharks. Sitting here at home it is 42°C and the sound of helicopters are a constant background alongside the low hum of […]

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WANTED: Fresh Tumeric Root Fingers

Hi , I am looking for, including to purchase, fresh tumeric root fingers to plant for medicinal purposes. Is there anyone who can help please ? Regards, Theo Fraser from Malmesbury Western Cape .  

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How To Move Garden Plants Like Rhubarb, Tomato And Asparagus

How To Move Garden Plants Like Rhubarb, Tomato And Asparagus In most cases, moving can be a very daunting occasion and requires several aspects in order to make it work successfully. There are a number of things to consider when moving into a new home and these could include storage facilities, moving your vehicle, transportation, […]

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