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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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  • Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond
    June 6, 2024

    Irises: Bearded, Beardless and Beyond

    Whether your taste leans towards the enchantment of frilly bearded irises or steers towards the sleek, contemporary allure of Dutch irises, one thing remains certain: they'll infuse your garden with unparalleled beauty in vibrant hues, and steal the show.  With...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Dopamine Gardening With Indigenous Ixia
    April 19, 2024

    Dopamine Gardening With Indigenous Ixia

    Alright, fellow flower enthusiasts, gather round for a whimsical tale of botanical wonder! If you're the kind who delights in curating your wardrobe, listen up: there's a trend doing its rounds known as dopamine dressing, where vibrant hues reign supreme...

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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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  • 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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