Outside Inside

Freshening up your interior’s décor and its air supply can be a 2-for-1 deal if you opt for nature’s always-in-style accessories. Here are some amazing facts about why indoor plants are a must, as well as our top 3 choices.

April 28th, 2016|News|

Clean and Green

Household cleaning products are filled with scary chemicals and ingredients you can't even pronounce. Yet eco-friendly, homemade concoctions can leave your house sparkling and your wallet smiling. From window cleaners to grout whiteners, here’s our list of green cleaning machines…

March 7th, 2016|News|

Water-wise gardening

It’s summertime and although the living is easy, the water is scarce. Living in the fairest Cape, we’re not as impacted by water shortages as the rest of the country, but all South Africans have been urged to save as much water as we can. So with no further ado, here are our top tips to make sure your garden stays green and your conscience stays clean.

November 30th, 2015|News|

Create your own compost

From five-star meals to five-star mulch… in this post, we show you how to cook up your own compost. At Uitisg, we’re committed to being as gentle on the environment as we possibly can. We take this philosophy into everything we do – from the best way to dispose of harmful old building materials (like asbestos), to the most natural ways to look after our vines and gardens. Here are our top tips to creating the best compost for your own garden.

September 29th, 2015|News|

The Art of Pruning

Pruning is definitely one of the most, if not the most, important tasks in the vineyard. And it’s what we’ve been doing over the past few weeks at Uitsig. Largely responsible for determining the size and quality of the next year’s harvest, the lignified shoots that have lost all their leaves are cut back to a specific length with a specific number of buds, from which new shoots will emerge in the early spring.

August 20th, 2015|News|