Be queen or king of your garden – make a flower crown for Garden Day

October 15th, 2018

Garden Day is this Sunday, 21 October! Remember, it’s a day to put away the garden tools and enjoy the hard work you’ve put into your garden all year.

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RECIPE: Red & green spring salad

September 5th, 2017

Clean 50 g green strawberries with a damp cloth to remove sand and slice in halves and some in thin slices. Drizzle with a little fresh lemon juice and sprinkle generously with icing sugar.

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Feast on Flowers

September 18th, 2015

Have you been amazed by the subtle fragrance and taste of our flower salads? We also use flower petals fresh, or crystallise them with sugar for decoration, or dry them as garnish. But that’s not all: how about flower butter for freezing; steeping flowers in oil or vinegar for dressings?

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Spring Hamper

August 20th, 2015

As winter slowly skulks away, the new season’s light green leaves are breaking on our stone fruit trees. Merry days are here again, O, O, blissful Spring! Celebrate we must, so we created a limited edition spring hamper.

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Signs of Spring

July 30th, 2013

The blossoms are out and showing their faces around every corner in the garden. Even though it is still chilly outside we are excited about ...

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Citrus Blossom in the Air

October 15th, 2012

Weren’t those sunshiny days last week an absolute treat? We’re starting to think that we can really say that spring has finally arrived. But if ...

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Clivia Month Update

September 20th, 2012

Babylonstoren’s particular interest in clivias started four years ago, when Dr Hans Roos gave us clivias from his collection as a gift.  The plants came from ...

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Sunshine!

August 17th, 2012

After all of the rain of the past few days the sun is shining on Babylonstoren today. And according to the weather report tomorrow will ...

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Blossoms!

August 2nd, 2012

Not long ago, we blogged about the hint of Spring in the air, with the first blossoms starting to show. Well, look at us now! ...

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Spring is in the Air

July 20th, 2012

The blossoms at Babylonstoren are starting to show, which means that the transition from winter chills to long-awaited Spring has begun! We’ll be celebrating August as ...

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