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4 Reasons to Plant Spekboom

4 Reasons to Plant Spekboom

You might have heard of the spekboom – it goes by Pork Bush or Elephant’s Food too. But do you know why it’s so special? Spekboom is the hardy succulent that’s recently crept into South African’s hearts (and gardens). The reason for its...
April Gardening in SA

April Gardening in SA

Autumn in South Africa is like a second spring! With the intense summer heat behind us, flowers begin to bloom in large numbers, filling gardens with flocks of beautiful birdlife… Almost like a fairytale! With that being said, April is the best time of year to...
2020 Top-Growing Garden Trends

2020 Top-Growing Garden Trends

Doing a bit of garden planning for the year ahead, green thumbs? Use these 2020 gardening trends to brighten up your beds! VERTICAL GARDENS Sporting a smaller garden – or living in an apartment? Get creative with vertical gardening as a way to bring as much...
A Bunch of 2020 Gardening Resolutions

A Bunch of 2020 Gardening Resolutions

This year, instead of new year’s resolutions, we’ve put together a bunch of gardening resolutions for green thumbs – or new gardeners – to try! Not only will these get you outdoors and doing a fun form of exercise (which might be a resolution...
5 Valentine’s Flowers Symbolic Of Love

5 Valentine’s Flowers Symbolic Of Love

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon! If you’re looking for the perfect gift for your one and only, flowers are always a good call. Instead of a bouquet though, we suggest going with something a little longer-lasting in a pot! And on that note… While...
The Dirt on Improving Soil

The Dirt on Improving Soil

Has your garden seen better days? It might be time to take a look at the soil in it. Soil is the lifeblood of a healthy, happy garden. Without it, your plants won’t reach their full potential, veggies and fruits won’t produce a great crop, and you might even...
Herb Garden: Dos & Don’ts

Herb Garden: Dos & Don’ts

Green to gardening? Start with something so easy that it basically grows itself: herbs! Not only are they quick to grow and simple to handle if you’re a newbie but bonus: they’re a wonder in salads, certain dishes and even a drink of two. Before you speed...
SA Spring Gardening by Province  Copy

SA Spring Gardening by Province Copy

The season of spring garden cleaning is upon us! Each SA province has its own micro-climate which means you’ll need to tailor your gardening to suit your province’s weather patterns… Worried? Nip that in the bud because we have you covered. Follow...
Spring Secrets For Your Garden

Spring Secrets For Your Garden

Spring has arrived… And with it comes a fresh season for your garden. As days grow warmer, tiny buds slowly unfurl. Birds chirp cheerfully while bees, beetles and butterflies busy themselves pollinating plants. Yes, avid green thumbs. We can confirm....
How to make your own hanging Kokedama

How to make your own hanging Kokedama

Japanese style kokedamas are the latest trend in indoor gardening. You can hang them, pot them, or use them to decorate an area of your veranda. But what exactly are they? Kokedama is an ancient type of Japanese garden art and a form of bonsai. The Japanese word...