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  • What to plant in April

    It’s almost time to start planning that garden Easter egg hunt. It’s also time to start plant some of these

  • How to create a varied gallery wall

    To make a variety of different framed artworks look like a cohesive collection, create a gallery wall by following these

  • For the love of birds

    Since being able to see birds in a neighbourhood is a proven way to beat stress, here are ways to

  • How to re-pot an orchid

    Difficult as they are, it’s surprisingly simple to re-pot your fussy (but beautiful) orchids ...

  • What to plant in a small garden

    Posted on March 22, 2017 by Contributor

    Who says a small garden can’t be full and beautiful? Here are some tips on what to plant in a

  • Should you plant from seed or seedling?

    Posted on March 20, 2017 by Contributor

    We give you the low down on which is better ...

  • Autumn gardening tips for Western Cape

    Posted on March 15, 2017 by Contributor

    Who would think that autumn is the ideal time to get your garden ready for spring? …

  • 5 Small garden landscaping tips

    Posted on March 14, 2017 by Contributor

    With a little design know-how, even the smallest gardens could be transformed into an inviting green space …

  • Are my plants sick? Here’s how to tell

    Posted on March 12, 2017 by Contributor

    Look to your leaves for the answers! ...

  • Marvellous March gardening tips

    Posted on March 8, 2017 by Contributor

    Here are a few tips for making the most of your garden during these last glorious days of summer …

  • Is your lawn dead or dormant?

    Posted on March 7, 2017 by Contributor

    If you think the lawn is dying, you’ll be relieved to find out that grass has an amazing ability to

  • Make your own mini cactus garden

    Posted on March 6, 2017 by Contributor

    Perfect as a gift, this little garden is super easy to make ...

  • How to propagate lavender

    Posted on March 6, 2017 by Contributor

    You can never have enough of this hardy, fragrant plant. Here’s how to propagate it ...

  • Birds and trees are good for mental health

    Posted on March 2, 2017 by Contributor

    If you live in a neighbourhood with more birds, trees and shrubs, you are less likely to suffer from depression,