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5 Fun alternative uses for fizz balls

5 Fun alternative uses for fizz balls

Due to the water crises in Cape Town, we thought it would be responsible to write this blog post on how to use our fizz balls in other ways than in a bathtub.

1. No more moldy cupboards

Your linen, clothes or shoe cupboard do not need to smell like moth balls like Grandma’s did. Simply place your fizz ball in a fabric bag that is not too dense woven – like muslin or organza. This way you will be able to smell like a bed of roses and be walking on sunshine all day every day.

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Platbos – a truly enchanted forest at the Southernmost tip of Africa

Platbos – a truly enchanted forest at the Southernmost tip of Africa

At the bottom of Africa lies a very special forest called Platbos. It is the southernmost indigenous forest on the African continent and it is unique …

Growing upon an ancient sand dune with neither a river nor spring to sustain it, the Platbos forest survives the hot, dry summer months by drawing moisture from only the morning mists that bathe its thirsty canopy. This coastline evoked the desert wastes of the Sahara in the minds of the early explorers. For learned botanists who first visited this tip of Africa, the presence of Platbos Forest in this landscape, where only the …

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The story behind our glass baubles

Bev started a very beautiful Christmas tradition of collecting glass baubles from friends as gifts every year to make up her tree. Each one tells a story and reminds her of a special person in her life.

We wanted to share this tradition with you by creating this beautiful hand-blown glass bauble just in time for Christmas, filled with seeds we collected from our wild harvesting journeys throughout this year.

Let us take you on a behind the scenes tour of how we traveled to the Cedarberg to collect interesting plant material to fill these balls with different textures.

Cedarberg treasures

While on route …

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