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The Bigger Picture

Did you know that the tiny fig-tree wasp, an insect so small that it can fit through the eye of a darning needle, links with the African elephant as part of the life cycle of the gigantic broom-cluster fig tree?

To Weed it or Leave it: Lantana (Lantana camara)

Lantana’s captivating flowers have been both the catalyst and curse, contributing to its spread and problematic status in over 50 countries worldwide.

To weed it or leave it – Black Wattle (Acacia mearnsii)

In this second blogpost of weed it or leave it, Black Wattle and the effect it has on the environment and how to control it is discussed.

Add a touch of nature to your busy city life

Thanks to urban nature conservation projects and efforts, we can relax and reset by indulging in the natural beauty that South Africa has to offer.

To weed it or leave it – Bugweed

In this first blogpost of weed it or leave it, Bugweed and the effect it has on the environment and how to control it is discussed.

Food as medicine – We are what we eat

Food plays a big role in our daily lives, since it is a source of energy for us, but in many cultures food is also regarded as medicine.

Why we should plant and protect our trees

Trees are vital to our environment and economy in many ways and therefore it is important to protect forests and continue to plant indigenous trees.

Celebrating female authors during Women’s Month

Augusts serves as a reminder of the women who stand for the right to be and to take up space. In celebration of Women’s Month, Briza would like to shine the light on some of our female authors.

Ways to reduce plastic use during Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a movement to help raise awareness of the problem of single-use plastic. By making some changes, you too can reduce your plastic use.

3-Steps to renovate your garden this winter

Keep warm by renovating your garden in 3 easy steps a garden, you can enjoy all year round, close to nature with friends and family.

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture

Did you know that the tiny fig-tree wasp, an insect so small that it can fit through the eye of a darning needle, links with the African elephant as part of the life cycle of the gigantic broom-cluster fig tree?

To weed it or leave it – Bugweed

To weed it or leave it – Bugweed

In this first blogpost of weed it or leave it, Bugweed and the effect it has on the environment and how to control it is discussed.

Celebrating female authors during Women’s Month

Celebrating female authors during Women’s Month

Augusts serves as a reminder of the women who stand for the right to be and to take up space. In celebration of Women’s Month, Briza would like to shine the light on some of our female authors.

Decorate with nature this festive season

Decorate with nature this festive season

The festive season is here again, which means it is also the time to start decorating our homes, offices, and even yards - if you haven't already. While shops are filled with endless options for ready-made, commercial decorations, why not think outside the box this...

10 Ways to get your kids to nature

10 Ways to get your kids to nature

Nowadays getting children away from their screens and into the yard to play outside can be difficult, but the large number of benefits that nature provides kids’ minds is enough reason to give it a try. Luckily there are lots of ways to make nature as...

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