Mint and lemon summer juice

Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar for simple syrup Ice cubes 1 2/3 cups freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 tablespoons julienned mint, plus leaves for garnish 1 lemon, sliced 1/4-inch thick, plus more for garnish Directions In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1/4 cup water. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. … Continue reading Mint and lemon summer juice

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 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

5 ways to save money in your garden

In times of recession, and expensive taxes by governments to fund their travel trips, parties and houses its always good to know how we can save money and use our resources to make more. Water - Try and catch your rainwater and use in that your garden. It's far better to use your rainwater than … Continue reading 5 ways to save money in your garden