Dibanisa Camp

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 10th December 2012
This past weekend, we had a wonderful camp at Fynbos Retreat with the Laerskool Okkie Smuts Dibanisa group!

Growing the Future visits Jakkalskloof

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 7th December 2012
On the 22 of November we visited Jakkalskloof, one of John Raimondo%u2019s farms near Swellendam. They use permaculture principles to become self- reliant. Linda and Gram guided us through the farm showing what they have done and what they are planning to do.

Dibanisa: Beach Clean Up

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 6th December 2012
Michelle welcomed the kids with juice and hot dogs and explained about the purpose of cleaning up the beach.

High Nutrient Water from Chicken Coop

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 22nd November 2012
After heavy rains, the soil in the chicken coop becomes saturated. The water that accumulates is full of nutrients that could be used in the garden.

Growing the Future Harvests Organic Potatoes

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 22nd November 2012
Planting potatoes is an easy and fun activity at Growing the Future. The ladies learnt about how to prepare potatoes for planting and how to plant them. By now, they know that this is the easiest crop you can grow. You can eat potatoes to improve your appetite and they cleanse your skin as well.

Dibanisa does a Beach Clean-Up

Posted under Eco-Tourism Blog by Grootbos on 21st November 2012
Our Dibanisa Beach clean-up took place last week. The Dibanisa group met Alouise from the Dyer Island Conservation Trust at the Great White House.
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