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2 days to go!

An initiative you may be interested in.. Only two days to go til planting season, Spriggers! So grab your seeds and get ready to plant South Africa…  Planting Season is an initiative to get South Africans to plant an organic vegetable in their home or office on 23rd September. Add your name to the list […]

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Essential Amathole

“Located in the scenic Amathole region of the Eastern Cape in South Africa, Essential Amathole has been established to produce a range of organic essential oils and medicinal plant extracts for the global market”. Still and nursery in Hogsback As many of you know, I keep returning to Hogsback, and Essential Amathole is one of […]

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Permaculture! Food Garden 2.0

As a follow on from Niall’s post, here is a simple guide to building your own permaculture vegetable garden. It is supereasy and rewarding – here is an update on the food garden 2.0 just 11 days after Niall’s pic: Anyhoo, now to the steps… (more…)

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Organic Veges

Khanyisa Projects is assisting in the implementation of community garden projects in the eThekwini Municipality as part of the Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) Programme. The garden groups (from KwaMashu, Mzinyathi & Maphephetheni) will be selling their produce at the I Heart Market between 8h30 – 13h00 on Saturday, 11 July at St Mary’s Church […]

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My very own permaculture garden.

My very own permaculture garden

Inspired by the Durban Botanic Gardens permaculture course we attended, my mom and myself set about creating a small garden of our own.  We first created the border of the bed using old bricks we found in the garden.  We then layered the bed with cardboard, then dead organic matter (dry leaves), then live organic […]

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