What is your favorite season?

The winter is here… My favorite season should probably be Spring. That’s when the garden comes alive again and everyhing wakes up. I do love the spring…but, my true favorite is Autumn. The variety of colours everywhere you look as the leaves start falling. Thats a season to “fall” inlove with 😉😉. And even though…

CHANGING TIMES

The whole world is in panicmode. Life as we know it are changing and who knows what the future holds. Well, we have never been more thankful to be where we are. Coming from a city to live here, in this beautiful town of De Rust, I am now realizing that these last few years…

President Ramaphosa declared star of distaste in SA

*National State of Disaster Declared. Travel ban from foreign nationals from high risk countries from 18th march 2020. SA citizens advised to refrain from travel to or through high risk countries effective immediately. SA citizens returning from high risk countries will have testing and self isolation. All foriegn nationals having arrived into the country since…

Making things easy

It is nearly impossible trying to do everything yourself on this little farm. Things don’t always go as planned. Most of the time, we all have to pitch in. We have been struggling to find reliable workers to help us here. I know farmwork is hardwork, and after 1 day of it, you really consider…

Trafficlight sweetness

Who likes sweet peppers?! I must confess that I mostly like them for their vibrant colours. I mean…just look at them! How to grow peppers Peppers are easily grown. Sow your seeds about 7 to 10 weeks before you intend to plant them in your garden. After the last frost in the beginning of spring….

2020 update

Hi everyone. Sorry for being absent. The year just ran away with me and this is me catching my breath… So what is new….A lot has happened and a lot has changed. Too much to cram into this post though. 1. We have tried the broiler chickens and decided that it’s not working at this…

Vegan carrot topping pesto

Today I took out carrots for someone. They loved the freshness of the green leaves and sent me this recipe –Vegan carrot topping pesto. I am not a huge fan of pestos, but I love the idea of making the most of your vegetables. And its gluten free! So that’s a definate plus. I had…

Its been busy

So its been a while … We have been very busy the last couple of weeks. Or has it been months?… Plant areas have been expanded, crops are bigger and with that comes a huge amount of work that is really just too much for 2 people. We have a realiable worker helping us when…

Still growing..

So my peas are till not quite ready yet…tik-tok-tik-tok…

Pink white iceberg roses

So this roses should actually be white….hhmm. i have noticed at times there would be a random rosebud with a pinkish colour to it. They always opened white. This time they remained slightly pink. They were just so pretty i could not stop taking photos lol.