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  • Grow Your Own Rosemary
    January 19, 2024

    Grow Your Own Rosemary

    Rosemary, the resilient herbaceous shrub hailing from the Mediterranean, is more than just a mere plant – it's a versatile companion with a history as rich as its fragrance. Since ancient times, this herb has played many roles, from fending...

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  • January Garden Checklist
    January 5, 2024

    January Garden Checklist

    Summer is in full swing bringing not just scorching temperatures but also a fresh year bursting into bloom. It's like Mother Nature decided to throw a garden party and invited everyone and their pollen-loving pals. Behold, the January Garden Checklist!...

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  • Duranta: A Golden Garden-Dweller
    December 27, 2023

    Duranta: A Golden Garden-Dweller

    Duranta is one of the most rewarding shrubs not only in South Africa, but around the world. It is a versatile genus of some 30 species in the Verbenaceae family. This includes a number of tree and shrub species that...

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  • Summer Beauty: Amaryllis and Gladiolus
    December 14, 2023

    Summer Beauty: Amaryllis and Gladiolus

    Kick off the festive season with the radiance of two of summer's most dazzling floral wonders – amaryllis and gladiolus. Amaryllis, scientifically known as Hippeastrum, packs dynamite in its compact stature, reaching up to 40cm in height. Glads, on the...

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  • Why, How and What to Mulch
    December 7, 2023

    Why, How and What to Mulch

    Soil, having the basic components of minerals, organic matter, water and air, needs proper care. In light of World Soil Day (6 December) we want to highlight the importance of mulch and mulching. A practice that is beneficial to both...

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  • How to create a colourful garden
    November 23, 2023

    How to create a colourful garden

    Bring the essence of summer into your outdoor living space with a burst of colour that reflects your personal style and taste. Consider your favourite colour palette for the summer season. Would you prefer the sizzling allure of hot pinks...

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  • November Planting for Summer Harvesting
    November 1, 2023

    November Planting for Summer Harvesting

    Embrace the tranquility of the final month of spring by immersing yourself in your garden and planting a variety of summer beauties. Whether it's bulbs, summer annuals, or herbs, your garden will flourish, rewarding you with exquisite flowers and flavourful...

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  • 50 Wholesome Ways To Celebrate Garden Day
    October 13, 2023

    50 Wholesome Ways To Celebrate Garden Day

    Garden Day holds a special place in the hearts of gardeners. It's a chance to set aside your gardening tools and simply revel in the pleasure of being in your garden, appreciating the fruits of your labour thus far. Importantly,...

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