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It was a hoot to build the Fairview owl-house (Guest Blogger is our son Alex Benkenstein)

Posted on Sep 11, 2014 | 2 comments

We are so excited – the room with the best view (our owl box) is occupied!  During the day he sits on one particular branch. Spotted...

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a visit by Diane and Pieter Rossouw

Posted on Jul 1, 2014 | 1 comment

We just received these lovely photos of our garden – taken by Diane last summer. 3132 on...

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Fairview Garden

Posted on May 29, 2014 | 0 comments

At Fairview the food is home-made and often home-grown, sourced from our own garden and we keep our own chickens for the freshest of...

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April and start of a change of season in the Fairview garden (by Desmond)

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 | 0 comments

Apart from the last ten days of sudden summer weather we are really aware of a change of season in George. We quite enjoy the early...

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Feathers at Fairview (by Elize Meiring – Manager)

Posted on Jan 30, 2014 | 0 comments

    Fairview Historic Homestead, situated on a large, almost 3800m²  property,   lends itself to an ideal bird watching...

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Broad Beans and Green Beans

Posted on Jan 7, 2014 | 0 comments

We have just harvested the first beans of the season. I just have to share  our daughter’s memories of harvesting beans with you:...

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