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Green Living

The home detox
1 week ago

The home detox

Eliminating the use of plastic straws, incorporating glass jars into your system … there are many ways to “detox” your home.

Going up
1 month ago

Going up

Ever thought about having a vertical garden but weren’t sure where to start? We share a few creative ideas to incorporate greenery into your living spaces.

Well rooted
6 months ago

Well rooted

Nothing freshens a space better than a sprig of greenery. So invite the calm of nature into your home by weaving leafy indoor plants into your interior.

How to make your house more water-wise
6 months ago

How to make your house more water-wise

Capetonians have managed to push back Day Zero, but that doesn’t mean we can ease up on our water usage. Here’s how to ensure you use resources more efficiently in all areas of your home.

Ground rules
8 months ago

Ground rules

Nutrient-rich soil is the secret to a successful garden. Starting a compost heap at home is an easy and eco-savvy way to give your garden the boost it needs.

Wake up and smell the roses
9 months ago

Wake up and smell the roses

Indoor plants aren’t just pretty – they’re good for your health too.

Minimum consumption, maximum enjoyment
9 months ago

Minimum consumption, maximum enjoyment

Water is life! We are all aware of the importance of saving our precious resource, especially with the water crisis South Africa is currently facing.

For the love of bees!
11 months ago

For the love of bees!

Bees are vital to the wellbeing of our planet and there are many ways to invite them into your garden. Here’s how to roll out the ‘Welcome Mat’…

A beginner’s guide to organic gardening
11 months ago

A beginner’s guide to organic gardening

How to turn your garden into a healthy and sustainable food source.

Ground rules
11 months ago

Ground rules

Herwe Truniger, owner of Easigrass Cape Town, shares some of the latest gardening trends and lets us in on some tricks of the trade.

Potting around
12 months ago

Potting around

Do you have an uninspiring area on your patio that you’d like to jazz up? Consider an eye-catching combination of pots and plants…

Waste not, want not
12 months 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.

Secrets of the florists
1 year ago

Secrets of the florists

Three floral experts weigh in on how best to choose and care for cut flowers in your home…

What to plant now?
1 year ago

What to plant now?

It’s time to get your garden blooming!

The tiny house phenomenon
1 year ago

The tiny house phenomenon

Simplifying your life with a much, much smaller space.

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