Nature’s Apothecary – The Healing Garden

March 22nd, 2017

New to our garden here at Babylonstoren is the medicinal planting that includes species said or proven to cure an array of ailments. Some have been chosen for their beauty, others for historical interest, aroma or remedial qualities.

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Making Magic Tea

June 27th, 2016

Although claimed by many, the origin of Kombucha remains a mystery. Most sources attribute this “magic tea” to the Chinese, dating back over 5000 years. We have to admit that a jar of fermenting Kombucha looks like a science experiment: however, the end-product is a deliciously refreshing drink with many alleged health benefits.

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Thyme Well Spent

October 14th, 2014

Spring is a lively time of the year on the farm, with the garden and the orchards “waking up” after winter. Our herb garden is looking ...

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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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Hunt & Gather Tea

July 16th, 2013

With temperatures dropping we are finding ourselves reaching for something warm. Herbal tea is a favourite of many and today Gundula will be sharing more ...

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Herbal Tea

June 12th, 2012

Our garden is always so beautiful in the sun after the rain! The perfect thing for a day of wintery sunshine like today would be ...

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Tea at Babel

May 4th, 2011

When the restaurant opened a few months ago, much time and effort went into making the perfect cup of coffee.  ...

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