Month: May 2014

Maintaining a thatch roof

Maintaining a thatch roof

Thatching is the craft of building a roof with dry vegetation such as straw, water reed, sedge, rushes or heather, layering the vegetation so as to shed water away from the inner roof. It is a very old roofing method and has been used in both tropical and temperate climates.  Here, at…

Kirkwood Wildlife Festival 2014

Kirkwood Wildlife Festival 2014

The annual ABSA Kirkwood Wildlife Festival or Wildfees is next month! Come and join the festivities on the 27th June to the 29th June 2014. This festival is the fastest growing festival in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. This is the  13th year and provides a real commitment to nature conservation….