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Summer garden 2014

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 | 3 comments

After 20 years at Fairview  our garden can now be described as  a mature garden. It amazes me that Desmond still finds space for new...

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Open Garden 8 November 2014

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 | 0 comments

What an amazing Open Garden Festival 2014 – we collected just over R6000-for BADISA. We not only opened our garden, but had a pop-up...

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Visit to our Garden by the British Royal Horticultural Society

Posted on Nov 5, 2014 | 0 comments

It is countdown to the annual Garden Route Open Garden Festival this Saturday and Sunday. Desmond is gardening before work and I hardly...

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Trees

Posted on Nov 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Our garden is graced by big trees – most were here when we bought the property 20 years ago, some were lost in storms over the years...

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Kale – super food

Posted on Sep 27, 2014 | 1 comment

In case you missed it -  1 Oct was officially National Kale Day     Lately I have been supplying our local Health Shop with...

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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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