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5 Ways to supersize a small garden

5 Ways to supersize a small garden

Posted on August 17, 2018 by Monique Warner

Short on outdoor space? Here are five tips to help you supersize a small garden…

8 Plants that discourage mosquitoes

Posted on August 10, 2018 by Catherine Schenck

Summer is awesome, except for the mosquitoes. Plant these 8 plants that discourage mosquitoes, without any mosquito casualties. ...

How do you protect young plants?

Posted on August 10, 2018 by Contributor

What’s the easiest way to protect young bushes and plants without spoiling the aesthetics or fun side of ...

Putting the spring in your garden

Posted on August 7, 2018 by Contributor

Spring has arrived, so it’s time to wake up your garden for a summer of fun. Here are ...

How to build a stylish (and safe) fire pit for your garden

Posted on August 3, 2018 by Contributor

A fire pit can be the ideal finishing touch to your lapa – even better, it can be ...

3 Winter gardening tips

3 Winter gardening tips

Posted on July 25, 2018 by Contributor

Here are three winter gardening tips to ensure that your garden is ready for spring…

How houseplants could be used to monitor health

How houseplants could be used to monitor health

Posted on July 24, 2018 by Contributor

Scientists have plans for humble houseplants – they want to turn them into health monitors for homes and ...

5 Money-saving gardening tips

5 Money-saving gardening tips (#zerowaste)

Posted on July 18, 2018 by Monique Warner

The times may be tough, but that doesn’t mean that the garden has to suffer. Here are a ...

Gardeners: Here are 3 reasons to keep your trees trimmed

Posted on July 18, 2018 by Contributor

Trees can present multiple hazards, particularly when they flourish unchecked – just think of the pictures one sees ...

What’s wrong with my cactus?

Posted on June 20, 2018 by Contributor

Cacti are fun to grow at home, but on occasion they need extra TLC...

5 Reasons to start an indigenous garden

5 Reasons to start an indigenous garden

Posted on June 19, 2018 by Contributor

If you like the idea of an indigenous garden, but if you find the prospect of changing your ...

Why green neighbourhoods matter

Why green neighbourhoods matter

Posted on June 13, 2018 by Monique Warner

Should you buy a small home in one of the more expensive green neighbourhoods or a larger home ...

How to grow tulips – your step-by-step guide

Posted on June 1, 2018 by Carina Claassens

Growing tulips might seem daunting but with enough care and attention you’ll be able to grow these beauties ...

The ultimate guide to pruning everything in your garden

Posted on May 25, 2018 by Carina Claassens

Regular pruning encourages new growth and is essential for keeping plants happy and healthy...

Win 1 of 7 R1000 Takealot vouchers and Chemico Products

Posted on May 15, 2018 by Shelley Armstrong

Spring cleaning? What about winter cleaning?

9 Indoor plants that are impossible to kill

Posted on May 10, 2018 by Carina Claassens

If you weren’t blessed with green fingers, there’s no need to worry, these indoor plants are extremely forgiving ...

6 Ways you’re ruining your towels without even realising it

Posted on May 6, 2018 by Carina Claassens

Struggling with damp, smelly towels? These handy tips will keep them soft and fluffy...

How to make your bed like you live in a hotel

Posted on May 6, 2018 by Tamlyn Cumings

Treat yourself to a luxe night of sleep in your own bed by learning how to make your ...

what to plant in May

What to plant in May 2018

Posted on May 2, 2018 by Contributor

If you’re itching to add to your garden, here are a few ideas on what to plant in ...

Does turning your geyser off save electricity?

Posted on April 22, 2018 by Contributor

Save money and energy in your home through efficient geyser control…

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