How to prune your lemon tree

July 15th, 2016

In winter, citrus colours our garden with vibrant pops of yellow and orange. Recipes including these deliciously sour fruits spring to mind and fills our kitchen with ...

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Diaries This | Workshops 2016

March 23rd, 2016

A new year brings a fresh start: to master a new skill, to do more of what you really enjoy. So join our gardeners and farmers for these workshops.

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Celebrating Citrus in May

May 12th, 2015

Lemons, limes, oranges, naartjies, grapefruits and kumquats are all ripening in the garden. On the farm we are picking the soft skinned easy-peeler naartjies – ...

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Pumpkin Party

March 19th, 2015

It only took a short while for the pumpkin seeds, planted late last year, to grow into delicious plump, pumpkins. For months the garden team ...

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Visciously Delicious

March 4th, 2015

The bountiful late-summer produce from the farm includes a Babylonstoren favourite….prickly pears in all colours. Delicious, versatile and easy to grow from a single leaf ...

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A Guava Walk

August 9th, 2013

It’s the stories that hang on a tree that gives a garden its magic. These guava trees came from the other side of our valley as ...

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Consider the Lilies

February 28th, 2013

The appearance of the large pink trumpets of Amaryllis belladonna above the ground is nature’s signal that summer is changing to autumn.

During the hot, dry ...

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Koel Soos ‘n Komkommer

January 18th, 2013

Summer is a season for celebrating salads, and what is a salad without cucumber? Peek through the lush foilage in our greenhouse and experimental garden ...

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