Learn how to grow cannabis at home: Green Route

I chat to the founder of Grow Sisters ZA, Jenni, about cannabis cultivation and the workshop she’ll be running at Soil for Life in Constantia

The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route

We are living in very strange times. Drought, fires, load shedding, ice floes, unemployment, coronavirus. 2020 isn’t looking like a very good year but there are signs of positive growth because urban gardening is trending in the wake of the worldwide Covid-19 lockdown. I’ve been in lockdown since February 28. This was the day thatContinue reading “The Easy Peasy guide to growing your own food: Green Route”

Manuela Wall grows a better future with her upcycled planters: Green Route

I catch up with Manuela Wall, the founder of Growbag, a small business in Cape Town that upcycles discarded advertising billboard material into eye-catching and eco-conscious planters.

Author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths savours the sounds of silence in Jozi: Green Route

I catch up with author and urban farmer Jane Griffiths, who lives in a 114-year-old house in Auckland Park, Johannesburg

Eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty captures nature in Kommetjie: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I catch up with eco-printing artist Kristen McClarty, who lives in Kommetjie, Cape Town.

Creative women crochet bags with hemp twine for Hemporium SA at NPO H18: Green Route

Women at the H18 eco-NPO made my hemp twine shopper from Hemporium SA. It’s so great to be able to support an NPO while buying sustainable totes. Did I mention how much I love my tote?

Joy’s Faithjuice is the cutest juice bar in Cape Town: Green Route

In this week’s Lockdown Life I chat to Joy-Anne Bromilow, the owner of Faithjuice in Noordhoek. Our sons were at Westerford together and I’ve been visiting Joy’s little juice bar for years.

Shop online for eco-essentials and get 10% off: Green Route

Go Eco-conscious online shopping from brands I recommend and you’ll get a 10% GRZA discount