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  • How to grow ranunculus in South Africa
    June 13, 2024

    How to grow ranunculus in South Africa

    Ah, the ranunculus, the darling of the spring garden! You may know them as ranonkels, ranuncs, or even, Persian buttercups but let’s be real, you could call them Fred and they would still be fabulous. These floral superstars bring their...

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  • Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond
    June 6, 2024

    Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond

    Whether your taste leans towards the enchantment of frilly bearded irises or steers towards the sleek, contemporary allure of Dutch irises, one thing remains certain: they'll infuse your garden with unparalleled beauty in vibrant hues, and steal the show.  With...

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  • June Garden Checklist
    May 31, 2024

    June Garden Checklist

    Let June be June! Sure, the cold might be creeping in, but us gardeners? We're not easily scared off. The show must go on, darling! I mean, come on, the whole spring extravaganza is counting on us. Here’s what to...

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  • Lean into Lilies
    May 30, 2024

    Lean into Lilies

    Hold onto your gardening gloves, ladies (and gent), because we're diving into the wild world of lilies! With over 100 species, these prima donnas come in all shapes and sizes. Trumpet-shaped, cup-shaped, reflexed, bowl-shaped—you name it, they flaunt it.  Now,...

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  • The Journey from Soil to Soul
    May 17, 2024

    The Journey from Soil to Soul

    Potting soil is all too often the forgotten hero on the stoep, yet it's the backbone of growing happy container plants. Your indoor and outdoor plants, veggies, windowsill herbs, winter and summer bulbs, and annuals need to be set-off on...

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  • May Garden Checklist
    April 30, 2024

    May Garden Checklist

    Hooray, it's May! As we embrace the autumnal shift and prepare for cooler temperatures, our gardens beckon us with the promise of new growth and beauty. To make the most of this transitional month, let's keep our gardens flourishing with...

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  • Gone With The Windflower (Anemone)
    April 26, 2024

    Gone With The Windflower (Anemone)

    Gather around flower lovers and get ready to go on this week’s floral adventure. Behold the windflower, more affectionately known as anemone! This little beauty is Mother Nature's way of teasing us with the promise of warmer days ahead. They...

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  • Dopamine Gardening With Indigenous Ixia
    April 19, 2024

    Dopamine Gardening With Indigenous Ixia

    Alright, fellow flower enthusiasts, gather round for a whimsical tale of botanical wonder! If you're the kind who delights in curating your wardrobe, listen up: there's a trend doing its rounds known as dopamine dressing, where vibrant hues reign supreme...

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