Grown primarily for its excellent culinary uses, basil is one of the most popular herbs and one of the easiest to grow on a balcony or terrace, or even indoors. It is also known for its ability to soothe a troublesome tummy and aids digestion.
The world’s most famous balconies Some balconies really stand out for their beauty and setting. Others for the romance that surrounds them. But there are some balconies that are unique, that stand out, because of their significance to world events.
Mint has long been used for its culinary, medicinal and aromatic qualities. It is often used as a garnish in desserts and beverages, as flavouring for a range of foods, as a popular tummy-soothing remedy and for the calming properties of its scent. Last week, we spoke about the MiniGarden, [...]
Any ardent food fanatic will tell you that one of the key ingredients to a spectacular meal is the addition of fresh, home-grown herbs and vegetables. But for most city apartment dwellers, having a garden is a rare luxury afforded only to those lucky few with a rooftop garden or [...]
As anyone with a balcony, terrace or other outdoor space knows, most fabrics don’t perform well under the pressure of direct sunlight and the effects of the rain, wind and moisture. If you are keen on creating a welcoming outdoor environment, you need to use fabrics that can handle [...]
We offer you our roundup of the most inspiring terrace views in South Africa – from the picture-perfect beauty of Cape Town to the lowveld charm of the Kruger National Park, these terraces offer unbeatable views of South Africa’s famous landscape and natural beauty. a) Biyamiti, Lower Sabie, Mpumalanga Nestled [...]
Many city apartment-dwellers often long for the peaceful escape of a garden or patio. During the summer months in particular it is always pleasant to enjoy the sunlight and light breeze while sitting outside. But you don’t need a garden or a patio to do this. Most city apartments have [...]