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Spring Planting from Root to Flower: 5 edibles to plant NOW for summer

October 26th, 2021


Spring is already in full swing, but there is always time to plant appetising edibles for a bumper summer harvest.




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FOR THE LOVE & LABOUR OF ARTICHOKES

October 15th, 2021


Artichokes are like South Africans. They’re hardy and tough and they love the sun. The thick outer skin may be beautiful to look at, ...

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An ode to the Babylonstoren Clivia Kings

September 30th, 2021


This year, our clivia exhibition is blooming even brighter thanks to a generous donation of 449 plants from our newest benefactor, Billy Rule. It’s ...

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The walled kitchen garden ‘moestuin’ at Babylonstoren

September 22nd, 2021


Any gardener will tell you that a garden is never ‘finished’ – it is constantly evolving and growing, adapting to the changing seasons.

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The clivias at Babylonstoren

August 30th, 2021


The arrival of spring heralds the beginning of clivia season on the farm when thousands of clivias clothe the banks of the stream in ...

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