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The All Africa Cup

  The All Africa Cup 2018 The South African Flower Union is presenting the first ever All Africa Cup welcoming visitors from Kenya and Zimbabwe to make history in the wonderful world of flowers. The SAFU Congress 2018 takes place during The Witness Garden Show in the Parks Hall and Halls 7 and 8.  Several …

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Food Garden Design

  FOOD GARDEN DESIGN Designed to feed By Anna Celliers   Few gardening experiences are more rewarding than picking home-grown edibles, and the ways in how they are produced are always changing. In simple terms, you don’t need much to start a veggie patch. The basic requirements are fertile soil, good drainage, full sun for …

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Soup, beautiful soup!

  Soup, beautiful soup! The best herbs for soups, and some of the earliest soup recipes using herbs. By Alice Spenser-Higgs   It’s not necessary to have read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to identify with the Mock Turtle’s song, Soup of the evening, beautiful soup! For as long as people have put fire and edibles …

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Peas

  Meat pies with pea and potato mash   The Australians love their meat pies, and their traditional version is a tasty meat and gravy mixture. The addition of mushy peas is a particular speciality of the late-night pie cart called Harry’s Café de Wheels, in the suburb of Woolloomooloo, Sydney. An icon in Australia …

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Herbs for Veggies

  The best herbs for flower and vegetable gardens   By Alice Spenser-Higgs   For a healthy, productive vegetable and flower garden, plant herbs among your other plants – they truly are nature’s helpers. Herbs are nature’s most beneficial plants. Not only do they work their magic on food and the body, but they are …

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