Welcome to the Fordoun Blog

A brief profile of Gugu ….

A brief profile of ...Gugu (a member of the Fordoun Spa team) Passionate about skin care .... that is how Gugu sums up her 10 years of experience in beauty therapy. And she has beautiful skin to back this up. After studying at the University of Johannesburg, Gugu...

Fordoun … spring is here…

5 reasons to love Fordoun in the spring ... The beginnings of life that abound on the farm.  The snowy white new lambs that stick in their little nursery groups next to their dusty mums, the unsteady calves walking daintily next to their mums and the baby birds...

Fordoun … changing seasons

Fordoun … the seasons are changing …. The midlands is known for experiencing four seasons in a day, and that has certainly been true for the last week.  We had summer weather, bordering on a heat wave, with lovely evenings … then hectic winds that ravaged our...

Fordoun … spring is here

Fordoun … Spring “Spring is sprung …” is such a cliche but really describes this season.  It is the season of rejuvenation and renewal.  The land that appeared dead shows resurrection and regrowth.  Animals activities change as the babies start to...

Fordoun – what’s happening ….

Fordoun – what is happening on the farm this week … The team have started their controlled burning.  Done after the first few rainy days and the start of the spring rains (usually after about 20 mm has fallen) controlled burning is an important grass management...

Fordoun … time-old tracks

Before the devastating rinderpest epidemic of 1897 and the introduction of the railways in the early 1900, ox wagon transport was the order of the day.  Due to their physical location, Fordoun was on the main transport route from the Port of Durban up into the...

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