Monthly Archives: November 2013

What is agave nectar?

While agave (pronounced ah-GAH-vay) is best recognized as the plant from which tequila is made, it has also been used for thousands of years as an ingredient in … Continue reading

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10 Practical Ways to Repurpose Vodka

If you’ve ever had a party or gathering you probably had alcohol, vodka in particular, left over. We’re always looking for new and economical ways to help you live a more … Continue reading

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Honey for a beautiful skin

Honey has three important properties which can help promote a beautiful skin – it is a great humectant, deeply hydrating the skin; an anti-bacterial for purifying and … Continue reading

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Our elusive forest fauna – Part two

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the Montane forests of Knysna, we have many shy and elusive forest residents that are seldom seen or heard.

The small spotted genet.

The small-spotted genet (Genetta genetta), is … Continue reading

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Go Organic ~ it’s healthy for your family and our earth!

When it comes to buying fruits and vegetables that go easy on the earth, it’s hard to beat organic. But what does organic really mean?

“Organic” refers to an … Continue reading

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The importance of honeybees

Just how important are honeybees to the human diet and all life on Earth?

Bees are of inestimable value as agents of cross-pollination, and many plants are entirely dependent … Continue reading

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