Create beautiful tree shapes with espalier | Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren Babylonstoren Klapmuts/Simodium Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

rusty secateurs in hand, our resident pruning pro, Anton Roux, will invite guests to admire the various espaliered fruit trees on display in Babylonstoren’s garden – apples, pears, quinces and nectarines.And then it’s over to you – grab a pair of secateurs and practise the technique on a tree that you can take home with […]

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Compost 101: Let’s get down and dirty | Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren Babylonstoren Klapmuts/Simodium Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

This hands-on workshop is led by our head gardener, Alex Bosman, who will share all his secrets on how to make several different types of compost through the selection of different types of materials and ingredients. By the end of the day, you’ll better understand the use of compost as a tool to support the […]

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Sharpen your fruit-tree pruning skills | Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren Babylonstoren Klapmuts/Simodium Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

A good trim goes a long way to ensure a good crop of fruit next season! Spend the day learning from Anton Roux, our pruning pro, as he guides you on how and where to prune fruit trees into shape – be it peach, plum, quince or fig. Steaming coffee from the Lekker Room is […]

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Craft your own homemade soaps | Babylonstoren

Babylonstoren Babylonstoren Klapmuts/Simodium Road, Stellenbosch, Western Cape

Learn how to make your own natural soap using Babylonstoren’s olive and essential oils as inspiration. Creating and blending different products such as balms and moisturisers may also be explored if time permits. Guests get to take home their own creations at the end of the day. Steaming coffee from the Lekker Room is served […]

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