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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Freesia: A Symphony of Sights and Scents
    March 26, 2024

    Freesia: A Symphony of Sights and Scents

    From one gardening friend to another, here is the scoop on the friendliest flower in the garden: freesia. Freesias have charmed their way through the garden world since the late 1800s, and hold a special spot in the hearts of...

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  • Growing daffodils in South Africa
    March 19, 2024

    Growing daffodils in South Africa

    Ah, the daffodil, nature's little burst of sunshine! These cheerful trumpeters of spring are like the garden's way of saying, "Hey there winter, pack your bags, it's time for you to go!" Daffodils know what they want, and if you...

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  • Seize the Da(y)hlia
    August 24, 2023

    Seize the Da(y)hlia

    Dahlia! What can be said about these old-fashioned favourites, other than - fantastic. Long the prized plant of old-school country fair and allotment growers, dahlia are back in fashion. Mainly, because when it comes to colour, shapes and sizes –...

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  • Dahlias: The darlings of your summer garden
    August 24, 2023

    Dahlias: The darlings of your summer garden

    Dahlias are a favourite among gardeners, loved for their distinctive colours and pom-pom like flowers. They are herbaceous plants with woody, hollow stems, and can grow to a height of between 20cm and 2m, depending on the type and cultivar....

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  • tulips
    June 30, 2023

    Grow cold-treated tulips in five easy steps

    It’s almost time to plant tulips and we’re here to guide you on how to plant them as well as give you an extra tip or two that will ensure you grow very happy tulips.  Growing cold-treated tulips is much...

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