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Interview: Jurgen Kerschbaumer – Flora Force

Interview: Jurgen Kerschbaumer – Flora Force

Interview with Jurgen Kerschbaumer - Flora Force 19 NOVEMBER, 2018 By Pierre In an interview with Flora Force Director, Jurgen Kerschbaumer, we gain insight into the family-run organisation and chat through herbal medicine.  We discuss some of the challenges of the...

Eco-friendly Products are always a Good Idea

Eco-friendly Products are always a Good Idea

Eco-friendly products are always a good idea 15 NOVEMBER, 2018 By Charlotte Trying to decipher the ingredients of major commercially-available cleaning products can be a particularly difficult task. Thankfully, natural alternatives exist if you are looking to avoid...

Communitree : Partner Spotlight

Communitree : Partner Spotlight

Partner Spotlight: Communitree 25 OCTOBER, 2018By GreenpopAs part of Greenpop's Fynbos for the Future programme, we have teamed up with a wonderful urban greening NGO in Cape Town called Communitree. To give our audience some insight into this organisation, we...

How to grow plants from rocks : Urbanscape

How to grow plants from rocks : Urbanscape

How to grow plants from rocks. 10 OCTOBER, 2018 By Bera Urbanscape has invented plant growing medium from rocks to help plants grow. You must have rocks in your head. Landscapers put a lot of thought into soil mediums and soil types - from sand, loam and clay soils,...

Beautiful Plants For Your Green Roof

Beautiful Plants For Your Green Roof

Beautiful Plants For Your Green Roof 31 AUGUST, 2018 By Mattea Jacobs Planting on green roofs is a bit trickier than planting in regular gardens. Roofs are in general the most exposed part of your house, so your roof garden will also be exposed to all the different...

10 Environmental Benefits of Planting a Tree

10 Environmental Benefits of Planting a Tree

10 Environmental Benefits of Planting a Tree 17 MAY, 2018 By Mattea Jacobs  Mattea Jacobs is a freelance writer at Zip Recruiter who mostly writes about both interior and exterior home design, and environmentally-friendly ways to improve homes. She is also a green...

5 Easy Upcycling Ideas for Home and Garden

5 Easy Upcycling Ideas for Home and Garden

5 Easy Upcycling Ideas for Home and Garden 17 MAY, 2018 By Lea Müller The web provides us with many fun and easy upcycling ideas. So why is it that we tend to buy new stuff, when we require something for our home or garden? The answer is simple: It’s tempting, because...

How Downsizing Can Make Us Happier

How Downsizing Can Make Us Happier

How Downsizing Can Make Us Happier 17 MAY, 2018 By Lea Müller The idea of downsizing is simple and is based on an old saying: less is more. It roots in the assumption that living in excess is an obsolete life goal, which won’t increase our overall happiness....

10 Things We Learned at Reforest Fest

10 Things We Learned at Reforest Fest

10 Things We Learned at Reforest Fest 03 MAY, 2018 By Lea Müller A steadily increasing number of people find their way to Platbos Forest each March and join us for an incredible tree planting mission. This year we welcomed 1268 active citizens to our 8th Reforest...

No Plastic, IMAGINE That!

No Plastic, IMAGINE That!

No Plastic, IMAGINE That! 22 APRIL, 2018 By Lea Müller Each year thousands of tourists flock to South Africa to enjoy the diverse culture, the natural landscapes and the breathtaking beaches. But those beaches hold a troubling secret - plastic pollution. According to...

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