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What is Urban Farming and is it Profitable?

Urban farming includes a wide array of food-producing projects and activities. And with the recent resurgence of farming in and around cities, people have been reconnecting to agriculture by growing food themselves and visiting farmer’s markets. This fast-growing phenomenon has the potential to nourish communities and create economic opportunities. Urban farming is popular for several reasons such …

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Landscaping Cape Town

Types of Plants for Arches and Pergolas

Honeysuckle Arch The fragrance of honeysuckle, particularly heady at dusk, encourages anyone passing through to pause a while to survey the view beyond. Lilac Solanum Evergreen in mild areas, the fast-growing Solanum crispum (‘Glasnevin’) provides a lovely summer display of flowers. Click here to see more!

Landscaping Cape Town

Sword-billed Hummingbird

The Sword-billed Hummingbird has the longest bill of any Trochilidae species. It is the only member of the genus Ensifera. This species occurs mainly in wet montane forest at high elevation. Length: 17-22 cm, including the bill of 9-11 cm Weight: 12-15 g The adult male has coppery-bronze head, including the feathers at bill base. …

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