Biodiversity – Cosmos and Sunflowers

You may have noticed the beautiful field of cosmos by Tunzi’s stables and sunflowers and [...]

Keeping chickens safe from predators

As a guardian of your poultry flock, protecting your feathered friends from backyard predators around [...]

Deja-moo Micro-dairy

Deja-moo, a micro-dairy conveniently located right in your neighbourhood. How fortunate are we as Fairview [...]

Durban’s Mistletoe – Litchis!

Yes! It’s that time of year again where we can start enjoying this beautiful, juicy [...]

Keeping Egg-layers

Since we are currently having a shortage of eggs due to the outbreak, there is [...]

Growing Carrots

I have been growing my own carrots at Fairview for a while now and there [...]

Biodiversity On Our Farm

Having a variety of different plants and animals is really important for macadamia farms to [...]

Growing Dragon Fruit in Your Garden

Dragon fruit, also known as pitaya or pitahaya, is a unique and exotic fruit that [...]

Macadamia Nuts

Here at Fairview Estates, we have a Macadamia co-op, which is an innovative first in [...]

Types of veggie gardens

Do you have a veggie garden or are you looking at starting one? If so, [...]

Growing Cucumbers

Cucumbers are a crunchy, clean, and deliciously healthy fruit, well, according to the culinary world, [...]

Plants and food to grow in Winter

Winter is definitely here, and we have been experiencing some icy mornings. Just because it’s [...]


Beekeeping is one of the most rewarding activities you can do, not to mention that [...]

Beehives in Orchards

A few farmers have already put hives on their property in the Estate and we [...]

Benefits of gardening with chickens

There are many benefits of gardening with chickens. The two main ones being pest control [...]

Sustainable backyards – how much space do you need?

Sustainable living is a popular topic amongst people lately. Everyone is trying to do their [...]

Advice for converting your land to grasslands or paddocks

With most of Fairview Estates being historically used to cultivate sugar cane crops, you may [...]