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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An ode to the Babylonstoren Clivia Kings

September 30th, 2021

This year, our clivia exhibition is blooming even brighter thanks to a generous donation of 449 plants from our newest benefactor, Billy Rule. It’s ...

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The walled kitchen garden ‘moestuin’ at Babylonstoren

September 22nd, 2021

Any gardener will tell you that a garden is never ‘finished’ – it is constantly evolving and growing, adapting to the changing seasons.

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The clivias at Babylonstoren

August 30th, 2021

The arrival of spring heralds the beginning of clivia season on the farm when thousands of clivias clothe the banks of the stream in ...

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All fired up for ginger

August 20th, 2021

Touted to be nature’s cure-all for everything from nausea and indigestion to being a cholesterol-reducing aid, this golden-hued miracle root is a staple in ...

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