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Blooming beauties: Heritage roses in the Puff Adder

November 15th, 2022


“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet







With ...

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Spring Peas: From planting to plating

October 25th, 2022


Snap. Crackle. POP! The preferred breakfast snack of our green-fingered queen of the nursery tunnels, Elzé Bresler, isn’t puffed rice, but a colourful and ...

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Blood Oranges: We’re seeing ruby red!

August 25th, 2022


It’s the fruit of the winter gods. When the garden seems stalled in its seasonal slumber and most of the orchards stand bare against ...

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Sun’s Out! Babylonstoren is going solar

July 13th, 2022


“Beeeep!” That comforting sound when the microwave lets you know that the power is back on after two and a half hours of waiting. ...

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WORLD BEE DAY: A Day in the Life of a Babylonstoren Entomologist

May 20th, 2022


You’ll spot him strutting around on the farm in a white beekeeper’s suit, guiding guests to peek inside the humming beehives at one of ...

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