Say ALOE to VERA my CACTI friend so SUCCULENT oozing AGAVE


When it comes to Aloe, Agave, Cacti and most Succulents, make no mistake size is not the decider, the little guys can be as tough as the big guys. Here on our farm in the Eastern Cape we have an extensive variety and distinguishing between them without some botanical no how can leave your pink … Continue reading Say ALOE to VERA my CACTI friend so SUCCULENT oozing AGAVE

Fermentation


We have had 7 days of 5 kilo's of blended pineapple of the slow fermentation process, naturally. 10 liters of warm water was included in the fermentation bucket and nothing else.  Below are the bubbles from the CO2 being pushed up. On the 7th day, there was fermentation #natural #distil #pineapples #ramblersrest #ploughmanpub A post … Continue reading Fermentation

Water wiser


    Quite a dry winter with almost no rain in the last few weeks. A couple extra guests on Ramblers I had to make a decision and focus on sealing and renovating the water reservoir next to the workshop. With an extra two hands this took just over 2 days to complete. The following … Continue reading Water wiser

Water Purification for water tanks


After reading a post on facebook.com about household water tasting like chlorine due to a friends poor husband maybe having a  heavy hand on the bottle. Below is a picture of our main water resource the Kowie River, it supplies local towns with majority of its water until the new Amatola Water Project kicks in the next 5 years. Water from … Continue reading Water Purification for water tanks

Dangerous Facts about Water


10 water saving tips


Hopefully some of these water saving tips can help you now and into the future. 1. Never leave a tap open with water running. Open, close, use water. Turning a tap off while brushing your teeth can save you 100 litres a month. 2. Repair all leaks on plumbing and taps, both inside and outside. … Continue reading 10 water saving tips

Using water wisely


Using water wisely is very important, not just living in the Eastern Cape but the rest of the world. Coming from Johannesburg, you kind of take water for granted when you open up your tap, water the garden, wash your car or fill your swimming pool to have the bluest pool in the neighbourhood. Only … Continue reading Using water wisely