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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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  • 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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  • Agapanthus: Cool Beauty For Sweltering Summers
    January 12, 2024

    Agapanthus: Cool Beauty For Sweltering Summers

    Get ready for a botanical love affair, or as the legendary UK gardener Alan Titchmarsh puts it, "Sex on stalks" - his way of charmingly describing Agapanthus praecox. Forget the elegant common names like African Lily or Lily of the...

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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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  • 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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  • Festive florals and greenery
    November 30, 2023

    Festive florals and greenery

    Let the spirit of the festive season carry you away into a wondrous world of floral and green beauty. Besides having a Christmas tree adorn your space, flowers and plants beautify this cheerful time of year. Spoil your space and...

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  • Six Interesting Ways to Use Terracotta
    November 17, 2023

    Six Interesting Ways to Use Terracotta

    Terracotta, with its warm and earthy hue, has been a timeless favourite in home and garden decor. Beyond terracotta being good for plants, its natural charm lends itself many creative applications, both indoors and outdoors. Exploring the versatile nature of...

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  • Three Wonderful Ways to Display Your Air Plants
    October 26, 2023

    Three Wonderful Ways to Display Your Air Plants

    We are mesmerised by air plants and their incredible versatility, as they thrive without the need for soil or containers! This makes them perfect for sparking creativity and DIY gifting. From sizable specimens to tiny ones, air plants come in...

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