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  • April Garden Checklist
    April 5, 2024

    April Garden Checklist

    Immerse yourself in the joy of gardening with our checklist of activities guaranteed to lower your stress levels and uplift your mood. What better way to kick off a new month than by tending to your garden? Dig into these...

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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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  • Marigolds in the garden
    March 15, 2024

    Marigolds in the garden

    Marigolds are sunshine in floral form!  At just a glance the sight of them will make you beam, showing off their beauty in vibrant variations of yellow, orange and red. These resilient beauties couldn't care less about weather drama or...

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  • March Garden Checklist
    March 1, 2024

    March Garden Checklist

    Autumn is here, leaves are starting to change colour, and that means the new season’s joy awaits. Summer was great, and you have the blooms to show for it. Now, a new chapter in the garden awaits. After all, one's...

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  • Grow Hippeastrum papilio (butterfly amaryllis)
    February 23, 2024

    Grow Hippeastrum papilio (butterfly amaryllis)

    Hippeastrum are popular ornamental plants that can be grown indoors and out, making them a top choice for both apartment living and homes with gardens. Known widely as ‘amaryllis’ which in Greek means to sparkle, they live up to the...

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  • How to grow Strelitzia
    February 16, 2024

    How to grow Strelitzia

    Ah, the majestic Strelitzia – the crown jewel of South African flora, beloved by locals and admired across the world! While it may not have official national flower status, this beauty reigns supreme as the emblem of the City of...

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  • February Garden Checklist
    February 2, 2024

    February Garden Checklist

    Love is in the air, and so are the delightful fragrances of blooming gardens! Our winter bulb pre-order kicks off this month, and as you eagerly await to turn your space into a spring wonderland, why not take advantage of...

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  • Plumbago in the Garden
    January 23, 2024

    Plumbago in the Garden

    Say hello to the magnificent Plumbago! This green sensation is a globetrotter with ten species, but five of them are proudly South African. This indigenous scrambling shrub is like the superhero of gardens, wearing a cape of vibrant blue colours...

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