Nut Grove Manor offers first class accommodation in a historical colonial country setting. The owners pride themselves on their exceptional service and meeting every guest’s expectations. And besides offering superb accommodation, Nut Grove is available as a venue hire.
Having been an estate agent in White River since 1986, Heidi began Heidi Homes in October 1990, operating out of her home. For the first 10 years she worked alone, handling advertising, marketing, sales follow-up and administration and managing the rental portfolio.
Care Buddies is a non-profit organisation committed to giving loving care and support to the community’s aged residents.
Situated opposite the Casterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel, Magnolia Restaurant & Café is a breath of fresh air on the White River and South African culinary scene. Inspired by rural French charm, it offers a sophisticated yet relaxed taste of the best the region has to offer.
We have selected a wide-ranging sample of things to suit all ages and interests. Whether you are visiting or a ‘local’ looking for things to do, we are sure you’ll find this guide handy.
Dr van Wyk is truly making a difference in his patient’s lives and this will surely continue as research in the field improves. This small-town doctor is making big strides in the field of stem-cell therapy and therefore gets our vote for being a “White River Star”.
If a bit of Lowveld peace is what you are looking for, the beautiful gardens and pool deliver just that and there is absolutely no pressure to head off to the adjacent gym, although a trip to the Wellness Centre may be on your agenda. Staying in the heart of Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre means shops, art galleries, restaurants and even a cinema are a gentle stroll away.
Growing vegetables in containers really need to have good soil to thrive. Most potting mixes that you can purchase these days will be fine. However, by adding a little lime to this kind of soil you will grow better lettuces, beans, and in fact most vegetables. Add 1 heaped teaspoon of either garden lime or dolomite mixed thoroughly with 10-12 litres of soil mixture.
Round Table in Southern Africa includes South Africa and Namibia and is described in their Orange Handbook as “Round Table Southern Africa is a non-political, non-denominational association of young men between the ages of 18 & 40, embracing representatives of nearly every profession and occupation, whose objects encompass the encouragement of high ethical standards, promotion of networking and fellowship among young professional men, the quickening of individual interest everything affecting the public welfare, the promotion of understanding amongst peoples of different cultural, language and political backgrounds.”
So it comes down to ‘counting your blessings’ time. I do have rather a lot of these, but I am sure there are many out there for whom it would be difficult to find much to make them thankful. “Count your blessings” would to them be a trite and perhaps insulting statement.