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

Resilience in times of great transition

We’re living in challenging timeswe’re living in exciting timeswe’re living through a great transitionwe’re learning new ways to bewe’re learning new ways to see As we move through this time, I am focusing my attention on learning to listen more. … 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

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

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

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

Knysna initiatives and Greenpop works towards regrowing forests

During Greenpop’s first Eden Festival of Action over 4,000 trees were planted by 265 participants and volunteers. Operating from Peace of Eden Vegan and Eco Lodge in Rheenendal, the festival’s sites spread throughout the surrounding areas ranging from Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Sedgefield to Touwsranten, … Continued

Talking about conservation

So I attended Conversations in Conservation at Fairy Knowe in Wilderness. And I’m so glad I did! It was informative, inspiring and interesting. Some of the highlights for me were: Gabriel Scholtz (Working For Water– Invasive clearing and the SANPARKS … Continued

Spekboom planting at Samara

Author: Bradley Dennis from Samara Using the Spekboom as a Carbon Sink Spekboom is a small tree shrub that grows naturally in the Karoo. Widespread across the country today, it is found in most gardens and urban areas. Spekboom is … Continued

Edible Forest Workshop in Wilderness

On 12 November 2016 I joined for a Food Forest Gardening workshop, facilitated by Matthew Koehorst from Six Kingdoms Project and permaculture designer Sean Spender.

Environmental Education & Community Planting Days with Greenpop in Zambia

This is the second post in a three-part feature about the Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action, by Matthew Koehorst (read the introduction) Environmental Education: Greenpop runs fun and engaging environmental education experiences for children in schools in Livingstone. In 2016, … Continued

Interview with Tracy Armbruster about edible weeds

I attended a workshop about Weeds by Tracy and LOVED it. Informative, inspiring and interesting sums it up pretty well. I asked Tracy a few questions after the workshop to share with you here… What inspired you to offer these … Continued