Balgowan’s  Caversham Hall

One garden certainly not  to  missed is Caversham Hall. One of the most beautiful places in the Midlands, it is located on  the well-known Midlands  Meander. The house is built in the style of a gracious  English Hall,… Read More

Highcroft – A Sense of the Unexpected

Paul and Lynda Neal Highcroft is one of the oldest homes in Hilton, having been built in the early 1900s, when it was owned by the well-known advocate and judge Sir Arthur Weir Mason. The gentry of Pietermaritzburg… Read More

David Hicks at Riversfield Farm – the closing of a chapter

Written by Piet Vosloo Department of Architecture, University of Pretoria E-mail: David Hicks, internationally renowned British interior designer, author and garden designer, designed only three gardens in South Africa of which Riversfield Farm in the KZN Midlands was… Read More


Make a note of this in your diaries, Garden Lovers! A new Open Gardens scheme has been opened in the glorious KZN Midlands.  They focus mainly on Hilton and many hitherto unseen farm gardens hidden in the valleys… Read More

A Festival of Roses in the Midlands

 Midlands Meander Piggly Wiggly Fri 31 Oct – Sun 2 Nov 2014 9am- 5 pm Midlands Rose Society Grand Rose Marquee Exhibits A-Plenty Food Pavilion Live Music Kid Zone Admission : R10.00 per person Babies in Prams: Free… Read More