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Some Winter TLC with Permaculture Tea

Winter’s in full swing, but your immune system not? Keep colds and flu at bay with permaculture this May. Here’s something you can concoct straight from your garden… Prepping for Winter with Companion Plants If you planted turmeric in September/October last year, chances are they’ve just peaked and are ready for harvest. Luckily for you, […]

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Natural Healing with Permaculture and Herbs

Your permaculture garden doesn’t need chemicals to thrive, and neither should you! Steer clear of commercial meds and go ‘au natural’ instead. Your garden herbs just might have the healing powers you need to get you back on your feet. Healing Herbs of Permaculture You know what they say about an apple a day… But […]

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Permaculture Recipes with In-Season Produce

So you thought you wanted to get into permaculture gardening, like you thought you wanted to start yoga. But the year is in full swing and neither has been attempted? Luckily you can eat green by shopping in season! Putting Permaculture in Your Grocery List While shopping in season might not have been how you […]

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Inside the Permaculture Kitchen

Now that we’ve covered a few of the A to Cs of companion planting, let’s see what a harvest from your garden can concoct as far as recipes go. Step into our permaculture kitchen… Permaculture Gardening In-Season Seeing that February is around the corner, we thought it best to use compatible vegetables that fall into […]

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A New Year. A New Permaculture Garden.

Happy New Year! Why not ring it in by turning a new leaf? Forget about self-improvement… We’re talking permaculture gardens. Here are some tips to get your very own started… Eat Healthier with Permaculture This is probably the most sure-fire way to stick to your “eat healthier” resolution in the New Year. Let’s face it; […]

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Christmas Lunch in the Drakensberg

Planning on spending the festive season in the Drakensberg? If you’re doing the self-catering thing, why not leave the Christmas cooking to us? You’re on holiday after all… An Oaklands Christmas There’s no place like home…especially during the holidays. Luckily, we always make you feel right at home at Oaklands Country Manor. With four siblings […]

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Country Cuisine at its Best

Celebrate the cream of country cuisine at Oaklands Country Manor, home to the best country-style eatery in KwaZulu-Natal, according to Eat Out magazine! Eat Out Best Awards Oaklands is proud to announce our recent Eat Out Award for Best Country-Style Eatery in KZN. The accolade was awarded to us as a result of the ratings […]

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The Benefits of Fermented Foods

So Oaklands’ fermented foods have caught your eye, but you’re a bit nervous to give them a try? Throw away those fungi fears because fermentation has plenty of health benefits! Flavourful Fermentation Low and behold, some of your favourite foods are probably fermented. If you love things like cheese, yoghurt or bread, you’ve already won the […]

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Four Reasons to Eat In Season

Tucked away in the Drakensberg foothills, Oaklands Country Manor is no stranger to the abundance of the great outdoors – from the views right down to the food. The fertile soil of our superb location has allowed us to run our very own garden – a beautiful and rare gift. We let our most frequent […]