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The flowers are here!

Cape Town is in bloom at the moment and despite the cold mornings, it’s starting to feel a lot like summer. Take a look at these beautiful flower patches, taken near the Waterfront earlier today.

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Has Spring Sprung?

These lovely bushes are all over Green Point in Cape Town, in full bloom. Is it officially spring? Hope so 🙂 P.s. what are these shrubs?

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Cape Limes?

Hello, I was hoping you could assist me please. I am looking at growing lime trees for produce in Cape Town. Do you have any idea if: a) It is feasible to grow them in Cape Town? b) What sort of conditions are (more…)

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Cape composting

I just found out some interesting info. Did you know that all of the green municipal waste in Cape Town is composted. This is about 800 tons per day. Normally it would have been dumped in a landfill resulting in huge emissions of green house gases, but a company called Soil and More,  based here […]

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Cape Garden 1.0

Ladies and gents, meet my first garden in the Cape. Cape Garden 1.0, if you will. We’re in Observatory, so plots are small, but we got lucky with a great courtyard and garden space. Three months after moving in, and having pulled up the masses of weeds which grew during winter’s wet season, my wife […]

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