Archive : Cape Town

Mar 20 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, Reviews, | 3 comments

The Cape Garden Centre Review

Cape Garden Centre 4

I so looked forward to Friday, because my best friend was coming over and we were going to take a trip to The Cape Garden Centre in Joostenburgvlakte (just past Kraaifontein) for the day. It was another sweltering hot day, but we had aircon in the car (thank goodness!) and the drive was pleasant because we never have enough to talk about. I have been there before, but it was Christine’s first […]

Mar 18 2011 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 9 comments

Neighbourhood walk in Philadelphia, Cape Town

Philla Villa

When I saw that Christine took part in the Neighbourhood Walkabout, I was so keen to show my side of Cape Town – the rural village of Philadelphia, deep in the heart of wheat country. As we are coming to the end of summer, the gardens all seem a bit tired. The wheat fields are dry and it really is not very interesting in terms of what’s growing. But it is a pretty […]