Renishaw Hills attracts crowds to this year’s BotSoc Winter Gardens

Renishaw Hills attracts crowds to this year’s BotSoc Winter Gardens: The warm winter weather set the backdrop for the beautiful indigenous gardens of Renishaw Hills which attracted several hundred visitors to the South Coast mature lifestyle village over the weekend (13 and 14 July). Chosen as this year’s Botanical Society of South Africa’s (BotSoc) Winter Gardens’ venue, Renishaw Hills has been developed on the ethos of sustainable practices, with leading landscaper – Elsa Pooley – and her team tasked with establishing the indigenous gardens. … [Read more...]

Renishaw Hills shares indigenous coastal garden tips ahead of Botanical Society’s Winter Walks

Renishaw Hills shares indigenous coastal garden tips ahead of Botanical Society’s Winter Walks: This year’s Botanical Society of South Africa’s annual Winter Garden Walks will be hosted within the indigenous gardens of Renishaw Hills – a mature lifestyle village on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast – on Saturday, 13 and Sunday, 14 July. Renowned botanist and landscaper, Elsa Pooley, has been instrumental in the creation of the estate’s beautiful indigenous gardens. In the run-up to the highly-anticipated Winter Garden Walks, Elsa has shared some … [Read more...]

Renishaw Hills set to be a spectacular venue for the 2019 Botanical Society Winter

Renishaw Hills set to be a spectacular venue for the 2019 Botanical Society Winter: Located within the Mpambanyoni Conservation Development on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, the Renishaw Hills land – originally used for sugar cane farming – is being rehabilitated into its natural indigenous estate. Renishaw Hills now boasts some of the area’s most captivating indigenous flora and fauna consisting of coastal forests, biodiverse wetlands and the most incredible ocean views. Visitors will now get the chance to immerse themselves in beautiful … [Read more...]

Matriarchs of South African showjumping arena talk top riders at Nissan Winter Classic

Matriarchs of South African showjumping arena talk top riders at Nissan Winter Classic: When it comes to showjumping the past few decades, the names Gonda Betrix (Hout Bay, Cape Town) and Clodagh Shaw (Shongweni) have featured prominently. Both women have achieved huge success on the circuit respectively – Betrix as a showjumper and Shaw as a race horse trainer – and are looking forward to witnessing some of the country’s most dynamic showjumping talent take to the course at this year’s Nissan Winter Classic, taking place at the Shongweni … [Read more...]