BROWN SAGE II

Originally posted on Something Over Tea:
Since coming across this shrubby evergreen perennial for the first time on the Rhodes University campus about four years ago, I have seen Brown Sage/ Brown Salvia/Beach Salvia (Salvia Africana-lutea) growing successfully in other gardens – including our favourite refreshment stop, the Nanaga Farm Stall. Each time I am struck by the beautiful contrast between the grey-haired leaves and… Continue reading BROWN SAGE II

A WALK THROUGH KRONENZICHT

Originally posted on Something Over Tea:
The Kronenzicht Estate, situated on the western side of the Hout Bay valley, is a pleasant area to walk through. There is an air of permanence about the brick-paved streets lined with trees and shrubs – and the ever-present view of Chapman’s Peak. As the afternoon draws to a close, clouds begin to flow over the mountain tops. An… Continue reading A WALK THROUGH KRONENZICHT