Category Archive: Garden

Babylonstoren – one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in South Africa with Inspiring Gardens- Travel

Babylonstoren is one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms in South Africa with the most beautiful gardens inspired by the 17th and 18th century Cape Town Company Gardens as well as the gardens… Continue reading

Clever Biodegradable way of Transplanting Seedlings

When we moved into our home we got a lot of cuttings for our garden. It is a treat. We now can start giving cuttings/seedlings to friends from our own garden. It can… Continue reading

What we’ve been up to

I do realise that I have not posted anything lately, so I thought I would just give a quick update to show that I am still alive. 

Garden pests – Worms found – please help to identify

I have found these worms on my salad leaves. Only one leave.. all bunched together. Please help and identify what they are?!

Fresh salad leaves harvest

There are few things as rewarding as harvesting out of your very own garden and even more thrilling if you get to eat it.

Tomato harvest

The long awaited time has arrived: our cherry tomatoes have been harvested! They were beautifully deep red coloured and had a nice and firm shape. You can follow the links below to read… Continue reading

Urban Gardens Matter

I have just read this wonderful post about urban gardens and in general how much gardens matter in the city and for that matter anywhere else. Do give yourself a treat and read… Continue reading

Green pepper harvest

We had a beautiful green pepper harvest of only three, but nice and big green peppers.

Stargazer lily in full bloom – update

It has been the biggest treat to see my Stargazer lily come out to bloom after waiting for more than a year. It really is worth it to keep those potted plants you… Continue reading

Replanting tomatoes

This post is really delayed. I do apologise. We have replanted our tomatoes that we have grown from seeds to a bigger pot. They are doing very well and we are looking forward to… Continue reading

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