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SANBI spring festival

Nature & garden lovers: SANBI spring festival celebrates 13 spectacular gardens in SA

Posted on Sep 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Great news for gardeners, fans of all things floral, nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, families looking for a wonderful ...

Gardening tips for growing trees – How to make sure your new tree grows strong and tall!

Gardening tips for growing trees – How to make sure your new tree grows strong and tall!

Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Claire Warneke

While some of us can’t even keep plastic plants alive, there are those who have naturally green fingers, ...

Rainwater Tank

Rainwater tanks don’t have to be an eyesore – Take a look at these lovely garden additions

Posted on Sep 16, 2020 by A4W Contributor

With our country’s great summer climate, we can look forward to spending our time outdoors enjoying the warm ...

Get your garden spring ready

Posted on Sep 3, 2020 by Private Property

Spring is the best time of year to get stuck back into the garden and get it ready ...

food gardening

Inspiring: Unemployed men make food gardening “fashionable” again

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by GroundUp

“Today we sowed broccoli, fresh mint, and carrot and we have 25 plots on this land,” said Mbaduli. ...

Checkers Little Garden is back – and bee friendly!

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 by Sasha Wyatt-Minter

If you want to teach your children the joy of growing their own flowers (or veggie and herbs), ...

Thuli Madonsela plants her namesake rose at Vergelegen

Posted on Aug 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Prof. Thuli Madonsela is globally renowned for her social justice work – but not everyone knows that this ...

Kirstenbosch Gardens are open again!

Posted on Aug 3, 2020 by A4W Contributor

If ever you needed a walk in nature, it's now...

Plant a tree – and boost your home’s value

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Did you know that established trees in your garden or complex can increase the sale price of your ...

Creative garden ideas your children will love

Posted on Jul 1, 2020 by Rachel Brown

2020 is the year that we're all getting to spend more time at home and in our gardens, ...

How to save money by growing your own vegetables

Posted on Jun 29, 2020 by PRESS

It may seem overwhelming at first, but with proper planning and research, you can get all your homegrown ...

Amazing natural remedies to fight the flu season – all from the garden

Posted on Jun 19, 2020 by PRESS

You can grow your own medicine! These powerful immune boosters and flu fighters can be grown in the ...

Get your children into gardening this Youth Day

Posted on Jun 12, 2020 by PRESS

This month is all about enticing little green thumbs to get their nature on by integrating familiar gaming ...

Garden guide: Making your own fertiliser

Posted on Jun 2, 2020 by A4W Contributor

Considering the uncertain economic climate in which we find ourselves, ‘waste not, want not’ has become the national ...

Small garden transformation

Posted on May 20, 2020 by YouTube

If you’re stumped as to how to breathe life into a small, paved outdoor area, you have to ...

How to plant potatoes in small gardens or on your balcony

Posted on May 20, 2020 by YouTube

Did you know that you can plant potatoes in containers? This means that you could start growing potatoes ...

The best green way to reduce traffic air pollution if you live near a road

Types of trees to plant around your home to combat air pollution

Posted on May 13, 2020 by A4W Contributor

A study has identified traits to look for when choosing trees to plant around your home to combat ...

The science behind the stress-busting effect of gardening

Gardening could boost your happiness

Posted on May 12, 2020 by A4W Contributor

While you can’t go out for dinner or walk whenever you want to during lockdown, gardening could boost ...

Keeping aphids and other pests at bay without chemicals

Posted on May 11, 2020 by Tevaites Fearnley

Keeping pests out of your garden can become a full-time job, especially if you don’t want to use ...

Lockdown garden privacy: How to make your outdoor space a private sanctuary

Posted on May 6, 2020 by Monique Warner

Since you and your neighbours are spending more time in your respective gardens, here are some ways to ...

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