Zandvlei Eco Celebration

ZandvleiAs part of the 2015 Muizenberg Festival, the Zandvlei Eco Celebration will help put the ‘green’ back into Muizenberg.

A seven-day experience highlighting various ‘green’ topics through a variety of fun, interactive educational activities, open-day displays, talks, boat rides and nature walks, the intention of the Eco Celebration is to encourage local residents to learn more about the Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve, and help protect and care for their unique wetland coastal home.

For bookings and information contact Mark on 021 7017542 Markclive.arendse@capetown.gov.za

 

15 of the Very Best Braai Side Dishes

The Marina da Gama blog and Chas Everitt wish all our Marina da Gama residents a very happy Heritage Day.
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We have rounded up 15 of our favourite braai side dishes for you this Heritage Day! Enjoy!

1. Creamiest potato au gratin

2. Grilled sweetcorn

3. Creamy mushroom potato bake

4. Buttery, cheesy garlic bread

5. Creamy potato bake with caramelised onion

6. Butternut and onion gratin

7. Mielie bake

8. Biltong, feta and mushroom pap tert

9. Cauliflower with bacon and onion sauce

10. Baked bacon and spinach stuffed blooming onions

11. Bacon-wrapped mushroom

12. Potato salad with a twist

13. Creamy bacon potato salad

14. Braaied potato halves

15. Caramelised onion, potato and feta bake

Lekker braai” * Sourced from Food24

Cape Horticultural Society’s Annual Plant Sale

Cape Horticultural Society’s Annual Plant Sale

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Don’t miss the Cape Horticultural Society’s annual plant sale on Saturday, September 20 from 10am to 2pm, and at a new venue! There are masses of fantastic bargains, grown by members, many from slips from their gardens. You’ll find a wide range of indigenous and exotic items, many unusual plants and sound gardening advice too. The venue is 11 Sonnet Quay, Marina da Gama. Call Melanie on 021 788 2840 for more information.