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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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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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questions to Desmond the ‘head gardener’ at Fairview (read: only gardener!)

Posted on Jul 24, 2013 | 0 comments

Questions to a man addicted to gardenening: Where do you get your love for gardening from? From my parents. My mother always had a...

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Mr Myburgh and his proud van Kervel School metal work learners

Posted on Apr 3, 2013 | 0 comments

We are situated opposite Van Kervel School- a double medium school that caters for  learners with special educational needs, but also...

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Lady Chatterley’s lover…

Posted on Dec 16, 2012 | 0 comments

A few years ago a guest wrote in our guest book: Fairview = Philda. Initially I thought: “what an odd thing to write in a guest...

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Knysna Dwarf Chameleons residing at Fairview Homestead, George.

Posted on Dec 1, 2012 | 2 comments

This morning I found an envelope with 2 photo’s of the Knysna Dwarf Chameleon that were taken in our garden in 2004 by British...

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