Six Kingdoms Ecological Landscaping

Contact 076 6189 722 for indigenous gardens, edible landscaping and sustainable water management including ponds, rain management features, and water harvesting on the Garden Route (South Africa). Six Kingdoms is an incredible team of passionate, conscious and knowledgeable people who … Continued

Get into nature! Win with Greenpop & Cape Nature

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“Get into Nature this festive season! Our Friends at Greenpop are hosting a restoration festival in 2021 and here’s your chance to win a free ticket plus a weekend away with CapeNature valued at R8000+ Enter now:https://bit.ly/GetIntoNatureComp“

Planting the Rain to Grow Abundance, Brad Lancaster at TEDxTucson

Do you have any idea of what amazing things would be possible if you could see, and partner with, the unseen natural abundance around you? Problems transform into solutions, and previously unimagined wonders of life emerge. Brad shares the inspiring … Continued

The Freedom Gallery project

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I have been wanting to share a post about the Freedom Gallery and in their latest newsletter, I’ve been given the perfect summary to share: The Freedom Gallery project started in Spring of 2018 in Pretoria. A team of five … Continued

Organisations focus: Living Lands

Want to support an organisation through donating a percentage of your sales? Living Lands is an organisation of which I’ve been able to meet some of the committed and inspiring staff, and I believe the work they do is valuable … Continued

Climate Change….And A Girl’s Hope For The Future – Poem by MaryLisa Russo

Climate changeIs just that…A changeFrom one spectrumTo the another A change….Affecting every living thingThe atmosphereThe waterThe foodThe airInterconnectingAnd weaving it’s adverse effectsAll around us This change…It should not be ignoredIt should not be mockedIt should be met head onTaken seriouslySlyly … Continued

Artist feature: Aurora Robson

Aurora Robson is a multi-media artist known predominantly for her meditative work intercepting the plastic waste stream. Her practice is about shifting negative trajectories. Her work formally references recurring nightmares that she had as a child which she hybridizes with … Continued

Land art in Knysna and George

During February 2019 Janet Botes facilitated two land art sessions on the Garden Route: Sunday Land Art gathering. 10 February 2019.Site: Pledge Nature Reserve, South Africa. Participants: Nanna Joubert, Koerina Deacon, Petra Bongartz, Ingrid Nuss, Janet Botes, Roz Schubert, Sylvia … Continued

Inspiring: Red Earth

RED EARTH is an international environmental arts group creating site-specific sculpture installations and performances in the landscape. “Red Earth create site-specific work in, and in response to the landscape: installations, performances and participatory events exploring our natural and cultural heritage, … Continued

John Sabraw paints with pigments from toxic water

John Sabraw makes art from pigments obtained from acid mine drainage in USA, and paints to raise awareness of the problem, and their solution: to turn the ugly into the beautiful. For decades, pollution from abandoned underground coalmines has been … Continued

VERGE Exhibition Artists’ Unique Art Styles come with Equally Unique Backstories

The artists participating in VERGE exhibition are definitely talented, but this talent doesn’t come from natural abilities. Their unique artistic styles come from hard work, exploring and life lessons. But what story hides behind the talent? If you have missed … Continued

SANCCOB Saving our Seabirds with one Remarkable Decision

SANCCOB, a registered non-profit organisation (NPO 003-134) exists purely because of one person’s decision. Behind this decision is a lot more than a simple “I will do this”. What stands behind SANCCOB and what do they do for the environment … Continued

VERGE Exhibition Artists Reveal their Connection with Nature through their Work

With all the noise around us, it can be difficult to hear our inner voice. Yet these artists are in tune with the connection they have with nature. Guided by their inner want, they create their voice in their own specific … Continued

Pledge Nature Reserve: The Reserve with a Beautiful Story

Pledge Nature Reserve has quite the story behind its origin. This reserve is about 10ha and can be found in the heart of Knysna. Showing off the green vegetation, it’s hard to imagine that it was anything but protected and … Continued

VERGE Exhibition Fine Art Artists Brings Life to Their Work

With VERGE exhibition slowly creeping closer, we would like to introduce to you our artists. They all work hard to bring their love for nature, their need to conserve and their amazing artistic talent together for you. From here on … Continued

The Passion that Drives Nature Valley Trust

Have you ever tried to do something that you really have a passion for? That passion propels you further than you thought possible. Nature Valley Trust (NVT) has that drive. As such, this non-profit oganisation has reached plenty of remarkable … Continued