Green Health · Medicinal plants

Not just a pretty face

Walking through The Sanctuary in Roche Caiman, it is impossible not to notice the numerous yellow spots on virtually every part of the site. Yellow petals, blooming bright in the sunlight, seem to call for your attention whenever you go past. The Yellow Alder (Koket in Creole) is widespread in the Seychelles and certainly plays… Continue reading Not just a pretty face

Organic farming

What’s the fuss about organic produce?

I went out to the Heritage (organic) Garden to see if I could get my hands on some rocket, limes and aubergines and found Paul, the gardener delicately wiping down the leaves of the aubergine plants. As much as I love my organic produce, I sometimes take for granted how much extra care goes into organic… Continue reading What’s the fuss about organic produce?