General Information

Eco-Gardening

The Magic of Mulch

The Magic of Mulch

Why is mulch important for your garden and what types of mulches work best? We tell you everything you need to know about mulch!
Gardening begins with good soil

Gardening begins with good soil

If you want the plants in your garden to thrive, then give the soil in which they grow some attention.
Nature's Food

Nature's Food

So, your children have planted their seeds and seedlings, tended their garden with much care, and are now waiting impatiently for the fruit of their labour.

Water Wise Gardening

Every Drop Counts

Every Drop Counts

Did you know that by harvesting the rainwater that falls on your property and reusing household water you can collect sufficient free water to meet the water requirements of your garden?
Clever Ways With Water

Clever Ways With Water

With water shortages already a seasonal way of life in many parts of South Africa, maintaining a beautiful garden is increasingly becoming a science rather than an art. But it can be done. The key to gardening successfully in a time of climate change is to make very drop count.
Winning Water Wise Ways

Winning Water Wise Ways

Creating a water wise garden is easy and fun. Not only will you save money and time, you will make a valuable contribution to your environment.

Gardening with indiganous plants

Summer Stunners

Summer Stunners

Whether used for attractive, aromatic foliage or for vibrantly coloured flowers, there’s a salvia that's just right for your garden.
Indigenous Perennials for your Garden

Indigenous Perennials for your Garden

Perennials play an important part in creating a beautiful and successful garden.
Indigenous Flowering Trees

Indigenous Flowering Trees

Alyssum has recently been reclassified as Lobularia maritima. Lobularia is derived from the Latin word lobulus meaning ‘small pod’, referring to the fruit, and maritima meaning ‘of the seashore’.