A few months ago we attended a foundations for farming lesson and we learnt so much we have now changed the way we do our compost and veggie seedlings. The foundations for farming is run by Darryl and Hazel Edwards in Harare but we were lucky enough to have them come down to Mutare to give us […]
On the 10th and 11th of October 2015 the Annual Garden Show was held at Wild Geese Lodge. I only have one word: WOW! What a show, the displays put up by the nurserys were incredible and so innovative. Our nursery focused on our tree ferns with our swinging chair as the centre piece. Our handmade […]
People, children and adults, were fascinated by the sight of walkers and so caring of our welfare. We regularly attracted groups of children who walked with us practising their English: To see in such great detail the array of scenery, habitation and vegetation made us once again value the wonderful country of Zimbabwe. he […]
After Cashel, south of Mutare, we came into the Mupudzi area which closely resembled the Matopos in rock formations and vegetation: From Mutare, we went up the Penhalonga road (some tar – the only time we got blisters!), coming out near the Honde Valley turnoff and proceeded along the Pungwe Scenic Route towards Nyanga, with […]
Our first three days were spent walking through the Middle Sabi – very dry and typical Lowveld vegetation: It then started getting more interesting as we came into the Chipinge area and Tanganda Tea Estates – an amazing oasis of green and lush tea bushes: Our time in the Chimanimani area was stunning – we […]
I thought that you would like to know that my wife and I (and a friend for some of the way) actually managed to complete the off-road ‘Blue Cross’ marathon of 500 km last week, to raise funds for the S.P.C.A. and as a personal challenge. It was a stunning adventure of over two […]
HIVU is proud to announce the launch of the new VISITVUMBA.COM website. This will help us to keep you updated as to whats happening in and around the Vumba as well as our new Happy Jacks Nursery in Mutare.