The Little or Klein Karoo, which is a long valley bordered by the Swartberg and the Langeberg Mountains in the Western Cape, forms the southern sibling of the larger Karoo - the Great or Groot Karoo occupies the northern part.
For the artist, Miranda Crooks - seen in the main photo with Wyandotte chickens and Billy the Foxy - says that her canvas extends from her studio, into the garden. She dives deep into the natural pallets surrounding her home in the KZN Midlands. The 45h farm has been evolving for 30 years, but the garden took on a new lease on life with the introduction of the succulent collection.
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