I spent my lockdown experimenting with many different hobbies and, at some point, attempted to grow my own plants. I was advised to start with radishes because they apparently grow quickly, and they are therefore a rewarding plant to begin with. I bought a packet of seeds and embarked on my plant growing journey. My…

The Owl Rescue Centre NPC focuses on the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured owls and other species in need of care. The sanctuary is actively involved in the education of learners, students, the community and the general public about the necessity of owl conservation. The aim of the Colour an Owl art competition is…

The Owl Rescue Centre Owl Rescue Centre is a registered Non-profit company and permitted rehabilitation facility concerned with the well-being of all owl species in Southern Africa. Owl Rescue Centre is dedicated to protect owls, rescue owls that are in danger and rehabilitate and care for owls that have been injured, are sick, poisoned or…

Someday there will be no other way to shop if we’re going to carry on the way we are.  Sam and Dom saw this while travelling the world. They both met while working on yachts in Thailand. They had the fortune of living in many amazing places like France, Thailand, Greece, Congo and New Zealand.…

Someday there will be no other way to shop if we’re going to carry on the way we are. Sam and Dom saw this while travelling the world. They both met while working on yachts in Thailand. They had the fortune of living in many amazing places like France, Thailand, Greece, Congo and New Zealand.…

Summer time is here and flowers are bursting with colour exuberance. Spruce up your containers for the upcoming holiday season with abundant flower choices from GardenShop.  Here are our top five favourite summer plants that are well suited to growing in pots. Agapanthus Choose from a selection of different colours and varieties. They are hardy,…

Please be careful there is a buck on the loose from the Norscot Koppies & Kingfisher Nature Reserve. It was last seen around the Kingfisher Witkoppen intersection. Please let us know if you see the buck as it will need to be darted if it has not returned to the Koppies tomorrow. We have been…

So we are all sitting in a amazement with this sudden influx of what is known as the Cream-Stripped Owl Moth (Cyligramma latona) family of the Noctuidae. We have been trying to do some research as to why we all have so many of these beautiful creatures making themselves comfortable in our homes across Joburg… We…

A monkey was spotted in Fourways near the Fourways Park today by Diann Davies. CLAW have been contacted to assist with the safe relocation of this sweet little guy. They asked us to give him some food (thanks Luis) as he was probably starving. We will be working with CLAW to do what is best for the…

Making a difference one snare at a time! The KaiNav Conservation Foundation was founded by a Fourways family who is passionate about the wilderness and biodiversity conservation. The name “KaiNav” comes from the two brothers, Kailen and Navelan Padayachee, Executive Directors and Co-Founders of the foundation. Sadly, early last year, Navelan tragically passed away on a…