The entrance of the original estate of Sir Robert Stanford; after whom the village is named. Nowadays there is a vineyard that produces wine under his name. Stanford is a small wine producing area that is home to some of the best Pinotage and Chenin Blanc wines within South Africa.
The pot with gold was tempting…
The pot with gold was tempting…. via The pot with gold was tempting….
Some views in our garden
Some views in our garden. via Some views in our garden. That’s in our garden. Aren’t we proud?
Find the Eastern egg
If you can find the egg in this picture Herman and Yvonne will buy you an Eastern Dinner. The search party starts this Monday (first Monday of April). Happy Eastern everybody!
Early birds and the neighborhood watch dog
Early this Sunday morning it seems that the whole village is asleep but birds and dogs are watching…
Who are we?
Between April 2000 and July 2011 we, Herman and Yvonne, owned Soekershof in Robertson. We restored and extended this historical botanical garden (with the oldest cactus -Anno 1910- of South Africa) and ended up with one of the world’s largest outdoor collections (>2600 species/subspecies/varieties/etc) of succulent plants including cacti. The garden was globally recognized in…