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From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints

From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints

We found this piece of Annetjie van Rooyen from STBB about the rules for Boreholes and Wellpoints very interesting, and thought we should share it with you: RULES PERTAINING TO BOREHOLES AND WELLPOINTS IN THE LARGER CAPE TOWN AREA Boreholes and wellpoints have become particularly attractive facilities in the current severe drought in the largerRead more about From the Desk of Annetjie – STBB – Boreholes and Wellpoints[…]

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Rustenberg open gardens

Rustenberg open gardens

. Rustenberg – gestig in 1682 – is een van die pragtige Kaaps-Hollandse plase wat Stellenbosch so uniek maak. Saterdag het ons bietjie gaan #lééfstellenbosch deur Rustenberg se welige tuine te besoek. . WAT IS DIE JAARLIKSE OPEN GARDENS?  Rustenberg se tuin is reeds vir vele jare ‘n objek van liefde en toewyding, met Pietman Diener (ookRead more about Rustenberg open gardens[…]

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Natural inspiration

Natural inspiration

Stellenbosch florist Hermien Coetzee from Flowers in the Foyer finds inspiration from nature as a way to beautify her living space.  And now that spring has sprung, the world is bursting with an abundance of fragrant jasmine, voluptuous peonies, delicate sweet peas, freesia, just to name a few. With such a rich source of flora atRead more about Natural inspiration[…]

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Tips to save water

Tips to save water

While Stellenbosch University has many measures in place to save water as part of the water savings initiatives in the Western Cape, every one of us can also contribute to saving water when we are not at the office. According to statistics from the City of Cape Town – the city provides Stellenbosch with approximatelyRead more about Tips to save water[…]

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Home checklist when going away this holiday
1. Service alarm system and irrigation.
2. Care of pets (feeding and walking).
3. Put your swimming pool on an automatic timer.
4. Receiving of mail and make arrangements for extra mail delivery.
5. Cancel your newspaper delivery.
6. Take extra care of electronic devices i.e. the switching off all appliances
during load shedding.
7. Empty all bins and dead flowers.
8. Empty your fridge.
9. Pay attention to spice racks and remove all old ingredients/food items.
10. Close all windows to decrease dust on burglar bars.
11. Automatic switch that switches lights on and off.
Exciting student accommodation
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