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Waste not, want not
5 years ago

Waste not, want not

Although gardens in summer-rainfall regions are looking lush and green, we shouldn’t throw caution to the wind. It’s time that traditional gardening gets a serious reboot.

Choosing a landscaper
5 years ago

Choosing a landscaper

Finding the right landscaping company can be tricky. You have to do your homework and tick some important boxes before committing…

The new modernists
5 years ago

The new modernists

We draw inspiration from three master plantsmen for a local spin on designer gardening.

Spring fling
5 years ago

Spring fling

With the warmer months approaching, it’s time to plan your spring garden. We point out some ideal plants for your display.

Contained abundance
5 years ago

Contained abundance

Convert your courtyard into an intimate garden room where you can relax and reboot, whatever the season.

Must-have garden tools
5 years ago

Must-have garden tools

Are you an avid gardener with super-green fingers? You’ll want to get your hands on these must-have garden tools, accessories and more…

In good shape
5 years ago

In good shape

A good planting scheme includes various shapes, sizes and colours – all working in harmony to create a coherent composition.

Local interest
5 years ago

Local interest

With water scarcity a very real challenge in South Africa, it’s important to create gardens that are more adaptable, yet still maintain the aesthetic qualities of a beautiful outdoor space.

Gardening apps we love
5 years ago

Gardening apps we love

Who needs a green thumb? There’s an app for that!

Winter brights
5 years ago

Winter brights

Make the most of your garden this winter with our handy guide to winter-flowering plants.

How to plan a designer garden
5 years ago

How to plan a designer garden

One thing all beautiful gardens have in common is a well-designed layout. We share some pointers on creating a statement garden.

A bulb moment
5 years ago

A bulb moment

With the season slowly winding down, it’s time to start planning the next chapter of your garden. Plant flowering bulbs from late March onward, to enjoy a beautiful spring display.

Time to de-clutter your garden?
5 years ago

Time to de-clutter your garden?

Just like the inside of your home needs a good clean-up every now and then, so too does your garden.

Creating an evergreen backbone
5 years ago

Creating an evergreen backbone

Lush layers of foliage will ensure that your garden looks attractive all year round. While flowers wilt and whither, foliage in all shapes and sizes packs punch.

Make every drop count
5 years 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.

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