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Make every drop count
1 month ago

Make every drop count

Waterwise gardens needn’t be dull and boring. Here’s how to fill your garden with colour and interest without wasting precious water.

The drought-tolerant garden
3 months ago

The drought-tolerant garden

Conserving water doesn’t mean you have to live with a dry and neglected garden. Xeriscaping could be the answer!

How to buy seeds for your garden
5 months ago

How to buy seeds for your garden

It can be difficult choosing from countless packets of seeds on display online or at your local nursery. Here are some pointers…

Colour me happy
6 months ago

Colour me happy

Spring is the ideal time to fill your garden with splashes of colour.

The lawn-free garden
1 year ago

The lawn-free garden

From gravel and pavers to hardy groundcovers and water features, the alternatives to lawn are many and varied…

The basics of a low maintenance garden
1 year ago

The basics of a low maintenance garden

We all like having a garden, but most of us don’t want to spend hours every week gardening to keep it looking fabulous. Here’s how to have an outdoor area that is both lovely outdoor and low maintenance.

How to start a vegetable garden
1 year ago

How to start a vegetable garden

Growing vegetables can be a fun way to spend time with family, to slow down, and to enjoy the fresh outdoors.

The canine-friendly garden
1 year ago

The canine-friendly garden

Most homeowners think they have to sacrifice the one for the other when it comes to having a dog and a beautiful garden. But you can have both if you’re smart about it…

Plant of the month: Calla Lilies
2 years ago

Plant of the month: Calla Lilies

Calla Lilies are one of the most beautiful flowers with a unique flower form. Calla lilies come in a wide array of colours for example, pink, purple, yellow and orange.

August in the garden
2 years ago

August in the garden

The promise of spring, with the sweet scent of jasmine, is already in the air.

Plant of the month: Gerbera Daisy
2 years ago

Plant of the month: Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera Daisy plants, with 30 fellow varieties, are one of the most popular, frequently delivered and self-grown flowers across the world.

July in the garden
2 years ago

July in the garden

Aloes, succulents and winter annuals are all in their prime, and July is also a month of maintenance. So, dress up in warm layers and tackle your garden!

June in the garden
2 years ago

June in the garden

During the month of June focus on hard-landscaping maintenance, as well as gentle and playful planting.

Playing it safe with pesticides
2 years ago

Playing it safe with pesticides

How to handle them, apply them, store them and more…

May in the garden
2 years ago

May in the garden

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Gardening in May is like putting a baby to bed… You clean it up by removing all refuse, feed it to make it strong for cold months ahead, play around a while by planting something new, kiss it good night and cover it warmly with an organic blanket, before putting out the light.

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