NATURE’S BEST…PLANT SUCCESSION

NATURE’S BEST…PLANT SUCCESSION

Ecological succession is defined as series of changes in the ecosystem where one community replaces another community as result of changes in the biotic and abiotic conditions.  This phenomenon has been very important in determining ecological structures for as long...
2017: the year of devastating veld fires

2017: the year of devastating veld fires

Veld fires are a common phenomenon in the South African landscape. They occur naturally in grasslands, woodlands, Fynbos and sometimes in indigenous forests. Fire as a natural process can have a positive effect on vegetation structure and composition. It also helps...
Umlilo! Fire!

Umlilo! Fire!

Whether damaged through a bush fire or bovine overgrazing, the veld supporting southern Africa’s game farms and reserves can be assisted to return to its natural glory and intended carrying-capacity. MayFord’s Mike Zingel explains to freelance writer Alistair Cotton...
Green juice

Green juice

1 cup chopped Kale Chou Moullier 1 cup chopped Spinach Monstrous Viroflay 10 cm washed Cucumber Sweet Crunch 1 half cup flat leaf Parsley 1 half green apple 1 peeled kiwifruit 10 green grapes 1 cup original aloe juice 1 pinch of salt Put all of the ingredients into a...
Amber juice

Amber juice

1 cup chopped Carrots Kuroda or Little Finger 1 half yellow pepper 1 cup chopped Yellow Beet Touchstone Gold 1 cup chopped Butternut Barbara 1 chopped banana 1 half pear 10 green grapes 1 cup fresh orange juice 1 pinch of salt Put all of the ingredients into a blender...