This vegetable garden in Muldersdrift, Joburg, is changing perceptions about eating from farm to plate
When Antonia de Luca opened her restaurant, leafy greens cafe, in 2010, the concept of a hip, mostly vegan eatery was relatively unheard of. Five years on, her weekend buffets cater to upwards of 300 people each day, as discerning foodies seek out truly delicious fare in a country-farm location.
How to build and maintain a soothing, thriving water feature in your garden
Plants aren’t the only option when it comes to adding interest to the outdoors. Enjoy the life aquatic by installing a pond.
A pond is a delightful focal point, providing a soothing watery backing track, remaining relatively low-maintenance, adding value and functioning as a mini ecosystem that attracts birds, butterflies, dragonflies and frogs. Here’s what you need to know:
Ponds can be large or small, formal or so natural in appearance that they might well have been there forever. Decide on what appeals to you and what suits your garden. Even a large pot or an unexpected object such as a claw-foot b