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accommodation in the Garden Route, South Africa

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 morning...

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

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 | 0 comments

This past December when I returned to my family’s home in George I had an overwhelming urge to take on a project. I’m all for...

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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...

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visit the gardens of the Garden Route

Posted on Nov 23, 2013 | 1 comment

So often guest will arrive at Fairview Historic Homestead and exclaim how lovely it is to finally see one of the gardens of the garden...

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Kale – super food

Posted on Oct 27, 2013 | 1 comment

      Lately I have been supplying our local Health Shop with leaves. Actually, most of the time I exchange it for organic...

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