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Fuss-free gardens
2 months ago

Fuss-free gardens

7 tips for a low-maintenance garden.

Creating an evergreen backbone
4 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.

How to buy seeds for your garden
4 years 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
4 years ago

Colour me happy

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

The basics of a low maintenance garden
5 years 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.

The perfect patio
5 years ago

The perfect patio

With summer in full swing, there is no better place to entertain guests, share family dinners, read books and watch kids play than on the patio!

The canine-friendly garden
5 years 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…

How to make your garden family friendly
6 years ago

How to make your garden family friendly

Long summer days are the perfect opportunity for family and friends to gather in the garden for catching up, quality time and delicious meals served al fresco.

Making the most of shady places
6 years ago

Making the most of shady places

Shady garden patches don’t need to look cold and dark. There are several ways to bring them to life.

Zen garden in a weekend
6 years ago

Zen garden in a weekend

A tranquil Zen garden is good for both body and soul. And it doesn’t take a ton of elbow grease or time to add one to your garden. It can be done in a day or two.

November in the Garden
6 years ago

November in the Garden

If your lawn isn’t dark emerald green by now, fertilise it and water and mow regularly. The holidays are coming and you are going to be spending lots of time lying on your lawn, either watching the clouds go by or gazing at the stars, and you deserve to be comfortable!

August in the garden
6 years ago

August in the garden

In August some places will be miserably cold, windy and dry, while others will be miserably cold, wet and still dark when you wake up. But take heart – this will soon be a thing of the past!

July in the Garden
7 years ago

July in the Garden

It’s a wonder that July has not been renamed ‘Pru-ly’ in South African gardening circles, because a consistent theme this month, countrywide, is pruning

May in the Garden
7 years ago

May in the Garden

The season is changing with the colour of the leaves and the temperatures are dropping almost as fast as those very same leaves are plummeting to the ground, day after day

April in the garden
7 years ago

April in the garden

The air has started to cool around the country as we step into the beginning of autumn and if April is known for nothing else, it will always be, or should always be known as bulb planting time

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