Welcome to the Fordoun Blog

Fordoun … minimal carbon footprint …..

A buzz word used currently in media is your carbon footprint ... and how to keep it to a minimum. Following this Fordoun believes in valuing our lifestyle by trying to live ‘greener’. One of the goals of Fordoun is that all processes form part of a sustainable natural...

Fordoun … fire and fish

Forefront on a midlands farmers mind at the beginning of winter is the security of lives, land, and infrastructure. The frosts of winter have made the already dry grass, brittle and highly combustible, it has forced any remaining nutrients out of the stems and back...

Meet Gladys ….

Gladys has been part of the Fordoun team for well over all 50 years… working in the gardens, cleaning the rooms … wherever she is needed. And a smiley ier, happy ier, keen to please lady you will never meet. If delight was a tangible force, it would hit you in the gut...

Fordoun …. simply fabulous at any time of the year …

Some say we are in the height of Autumn, some think winter has hit us with a bang ….. regardless… Fordoun is beautiful during this time of the year. The avenue of Pin Oak trees as you drive off the public road is shedding its leaves at an accelerated rate. Rushing...

Fordoun … conserving natural beauty

In 2001 the KZNCF (KZN Crane Foundation) moved its head quarters to the Usher Conservation Centre outside Nottingham Road. This land had been generously donated by several concerned farming families from the area towards sustainable environmental projects. One of the...