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The science behind the stress-busting effect of gardening

Gardening could boost your happiness

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

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

Monique Warner

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

How to start making compost in a small garden


If you have a small garden, you might think that making compost at home is impossible, but it’s ...

10 Gardening tips from gardens around the world


With more people using their gardens as a place to relax and grow food, here are some gardening ...

How to turn a laundry basket into a strawberry planter


Here’s how you can turn an old laundry basket into a strawberry planter...

5 Virtual tours of world-famous gardens

Monique Warner

If you love and miss being able to visit beautiful gardens during lockdown, you can take these virtual ...

15 Fast-growing vegetables to plant now


If you want to save money and avoid going out during this pandemic, here are 15 fast-growing vegetables ...

How to grow onions from store-bought onions


If you have onions that are about to go off, don’t throw them away – plant them...

How to become a pro gardener during lockdown

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If there’s something South Africans now have in abundance, it is time, time and more time. So, why ...

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