Besticide: How to make an organic insecticide using household ingredients

April 19th, 2018

Surely the reason for growing your own food and flowers is that you know the love and labour you’ve put in will manifest in nutritional value and beauty.

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Forage in your Backyard – Weeds to Eat

July 6th, 2017

The nights are cooling with the approach of autumn. Almost unnoticed, the surings open up their umbrella leaves, expecting the annual rain to fall eventually.

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Three Friends of Winter

August 22nd, 2013

In August we highlight the three friends of winter in our tea of the month. The three friends we refer to are the pine, plum ...

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Scarecrows in the Garden

May 27th, 2013

Every day at 10am, we have a guided tour of the Babylonstoren Garden (bookings essential!). While you’re strolling through the garden you will see a ...

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October 5th, 2012

One of the favourite stops on a garden tour is under the pergola covered by the exotic bananadella vine. Over the long  winter months we ...

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