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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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  • 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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  • How to grow and care for Amaryllis belladonna
    February 29, 2024

    How to grow and care for Amaryllis belladonna

    Ah, behold the diva of the Western Cape, the Amaryllis belladonna, affectionately known as the 'March lily'! This botanical beauty heralds the end of summer with its glorious blooms. Back in the 18th century, it strutted into cultivation circles and...

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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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  • 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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  • Designing A Sculptural Garden 
    June 28, 2023

    Designing A Sculptural Garden 

     As backyards increasingly become extensions of our living spaces you can look at your garden design as you would that of a room inside your home, making it personal, inviting and an area you and your loved ones want to...

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