Garden & Home: A feast for the eyes. Beechwood Gardens charity event.
Christopher and Susan Greig opened their garden and kitchen to 3000 guests from 15 – 18 October for the fifth annual Beechwood Gardens Charity Event and luncheon. Guest blogger, Belinda Fourie was there.
Beechwood Gardens, a vast, green surprise in the heart of Sandton, Jo’burg, is enchanting. Imagine visiting a scene from a classic fairy tale where you wander through a fragrant rose garden or discover forest fauna in trees and ponds.
Garden & Home: Horrors, Florals and Carnivores. All In a Little Shop of Horrors
Comedy-horror The Little Shop of Horrors recently finished an eight week run at Monte Casino’s Pieter Toerien Theatre. The fantastic set by Greg King not only inspired me to compile a botanical living space, but also to get better acquainted with Audrey II and other carnivorous plants,” says guest blogger Belinda Fourie
Garden & Home: Antiques at Home: National Antiques & Decorative Arts Faire 2015
“The effect of vintage and retro decor movements on our perception of antiques becomes clear when visiting events like the National Antiques and Decorative Arts (Naada) Faire held this past weekend at the Sandton Convention Centre,” says guest blogger Belinda Fourie
Here, items such as retro wooden clocks and oriental ginger jars, commonplace in today’s decor stores, are at ease among cigarette holders and other silver trinkets, fur coats, military figurines and Royal Doulton porcelain collections.
Garden & Home: Nature's Heroes. Interivew with Dorothy Clark
Jo'burg-based artist Dorothy Clark's enormous oil paintings capture the magniture of some of the city's well-knonw flora.