Explore the magic world of mushrooms

10 July 2024

These guys are magical in more ways than one. Come and learn how these fantastic fungi grow and function in a garden!

R 1200 per person.

Only 15 places available

Spend the day with Babylonstoren’s head gardener, Alex Bosman, to discover more about the functions and uses of fungi in our garden. Walk the farm to better understand how fungi fulfils a vital role in our garden, from plant health to insect and pathogen biocontrol. Enter our mushroom room to see how we cultivate different types of mushroom for our restaurants. Alex will also share and demonstrate a few tricks to cultivate beautiful oyster mushrooms and under his guidance, you’ll fill your own logs with shiitake plugs, to grow (and harvest!) at home.

Steaming coffee from the Lekker Room is served upon arrival.
Lunch at the Spice House is included.