More commonly known to us as the Passion Fruit and known in SA as the Granadilla, Passiflora Edulis is native to tropical America but the actual place of origin is still unknown. Great news for us Durbanites is that Granadillas are perfect to grow in our subtropical coastal areas of Natal. If however you live [Continue]
What a lovely surprise to find a a gorgeous little frog in my worm farm this morning. Such a clever little guy with all the food he wants easily at his disposal in the form of the little fruit flies and insects that eat on the decomposing food there in. As you can see from the [Continue]
Thank you so much to Shelley Seid and Jackie Clausen of the The Times Newspaper for putting this lovely article on page 15 of todays paper. I hope that this inspires those of you that can, to start your own vegetable gardens at home and others to support ABF by buying herbs, sprouts, micro greens [Continue]
Having studied and then worked in design for most of my life, packaging plays an extremely important roll to me. 2014 saw me start my business on smaller quantities using a a cost effective handwritten washi tape label. This was effective in a crafty home made way and worked well for me for the year. [Continue]
This last weekend Brad, my husband, and I set to work on upgrading both the veg tunnels. We replaced the old crop cover, which had seen better days, with newly purchased 50% shade cloth. This is a much better construction inspired by the Durban rooftop garden visit we did. Plastic tubing is attached using cable [Continue]
Woody Herb Bundles made up of sage, rosemary and Thyme. These were put together for my new Durban customer Eat Your Home – look them up if you are wanting fresh vegetables and produce, they probably have a drop of zone near you.
Last Tuesday, husband, 2 kids, friend from CT and myself headed off to the CBD to see Durban’s very own Rooftop Garden – and – we were ALL blown away. The exact address: 77 Monty Naicker Street, close to the ICC. Entrance is free. Off the main road and into the front door, through a [Continue]
Yay, Our first little egg. Ours is the tiny egg as the hen’s have only just just started producing. The eggs will get bigger as the hens get bigger. The other egg is a size large shop bought egg to give you a size comparison. That is hopefully our last shop bought egg that we [Continue]