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Green Living

Plant of the month – Begonia
5 years ago

Plant of the month – Begonia

The begonia is known for its brilliant, frilly flowers and its fancy foliage. This easy-to-grow flowering specimen will flourish in the right place in your home.

Greenhouse gardening 101
5 years ago

Greenhouse gardening 101

Looking for a rewarding new hobby? How about setting up a greenhouse, then watch as it comes to life!

Top tips for energy efficient homes
6 years ago

Top tips for energy efficient homes

An energy-efficient home is not only a smart idea for the environment, but for your pocket too.

New Year’s resolutions for your home
6 years ago

New Year’s resolutions for your home

We all vow to hit the gym, lose weight and eat more greens when a new year rolls around. Thing is, these kinds of resolutions rarely stand the test of time. Why not mix it up in 2015 and make a few resolutions for your home instead.

Cold Press in Cape Town
6 years ago

Cold Press in Cape Town

We’re thrilled about the launch of Cold Press juice bar, located at the Cape Quarter Lifestyle Village.

Grow a windowsill herb garden
6 years ago

Grow a windowsill herb garden

Cultivate herbs on a sunny windowsill and add that just-picked taste to your meals!

Eco home trends

With everyone on the quest to make the world a better place to live, eco living has becoming very popular. You can also play your part by making your home ‘green’ with these ideas

Interesting ways to reuse bottles and jars

When it comes to reusing and recycling, glass is very efficient. If like me, you can’t seem to toss your jars and bottles into the (recycling) bin, here are some interesting ways to reuse them

Gardening in a BACSAC bag

We discuss container gardening in a BACSAC bag

How to create an indoor garden

A guide to creating an indoor garden

All about glass film

Did you know that glass film will not only help you decrease energy usage, but also add a stylish element to your home? Here are four reasons why glass film is great

Make your own herbal first aid kit

How to make your own herbal first aid kit

Tips for starting a vegetable garden

Top tips for growing a vegetable garden that produces fresh, tasty and nutritious produce

Rooftop garden basics
7 years ago

Rooftop garden basics

Lack of a backyard garden doesn’t have to stop you from the pleasure of gardening. Simply grow a green sanctuary on your rooftop. Urban rooftop gardens are becoming popular green spaces, and are actually just as easy to cultivate as a garden on the ground.

PE estate building scoops architectural award

A signature visitor centre designed for The Hopewell Conservation Estate, a pristine nature reserve and housing estate located in Port Elizabeth, has received the 2013 regional award for architecture from the Eastern Cape Institute of Architects

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