With our ongoing drought, food prices continue to rise. Now is a good time to create a herb garden as these plants are undemanding, inexpensive, nutritious and have health benefits to boot. Bridget Kitley answers frequently asked questions on how to plant the perfect herb garden. Herb gardens can be planted at any time of […]

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Executive chef Christiaan Campbell and Boschendal’s horticulturist and food garden manager Megan McCarthy talk about how best to grow and enjoy tomatoes. Christiaan: Tomatoes are at their best mid to late summer. I’m very passionate about where our food comes from and obviously the health of the soil. The tomatoes are picked here at Boschendal […]

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Basil is one of the world’s most loved herbs and is used in traditional dishes around the world. It was introduced to Europe from India many centuries ago and has never lost its popularity. Today sweet basil is the most popular of all the varieties but it is worth growing many others, such as green […]

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