Growing heirloom cucumbers at Babylonstoren

February 14th, 2022

There’s a rustle in the new tunnels at Babylonstoren where the finest heirloom cucumbers are stretching up their rambling arms and bearing the most ...

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Ou Brulparra

January 25th, 2022

They lurk by the side of the lavender patch and tilapia ponds … motionlessly awaiting the heat of the day when youngsters draw near. ...

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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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