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Bloom of Ages: The Lotuses of Babylonstoren

December 20th, 2021


They’re admired the world over for their transcendent beauty … delicate flower crowns that appear to float on water and exist only for a ...

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Rambling on after 360 years: Van Riebeeck’s Rose

December 10th, 2021


“Of all flowers, methinks rose is best.”Shakespeare 



Is there a flower better woven into the fabric of history and culture than ...

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A Local’s Guide to the Cape Winelands

December 1st, 2021


There’s no time like summer in the Cape Winelands when the vineyards are abuzz with activity and the latest vintages are enjoyed on endless ...

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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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