May 27, 2022

Creating a Pet-Friendly Garden

Blackwood’s Nursery has this excellent advice on keeping your garden safe and secure for your furry friends! Gardens can be wonderful, stimulating spaces for our pets, […]
April 20, 2022

The Benefits of Marigolds in Your Vegetable Garden

Did you know that marigolds are a powerhouse in the vegetable garden?  They serve to help protect your vegetables and improve the soil.  Gardens cannot produce […]
March 7, 2022

Health Rusks

Get in your daily fibre with these delicious health rusks!  Dry ingredients: 1 kg self raising flour 1.5 cups sugar 1.5 cups sunflower seeds 1.25 cups […]
February 22, 2022

Nasturtium Capers

The seed pods of nasturtiums make a great caper-like treat. They are often referred to as ‘poor man’s capers’. But using young nasturtium seed pods make […]
January 28, 2022

If you happen to have any brandy left over from Christmas, try making these tasty little brandy balls – perfect with a nice hot cup of […]
January 8, 2022

Homemade Ice Cream

  Homemade ice cream is not as intimidating or labour intensive as you may think! This one uses just 2 ingredients, and does not require you […]
December 2, 2021

Maximise Your Insurance

We all have insurance of some kind, and while this may be taken out begrudgingly, this essential service can save you frustration and money in the […]
December 2, 2021

Dried Lemon Powder

Instead of wasting your lemon peels – make them into dried lemon powder. Keeps for ages, and can be used in so many ways! Wash your […]
November 23, 2021

Struggling to Sleep?

Insomnia – defined as persistent problems falling and staying asleep, is surprisingly common, and can have very detrimental effects on ones physical and mental health. Durban-based […]