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Tips for refreshing your garden before spring

Posted on July 23, 2017 by Contributor

Garden looking a little drab after the winter months? Here’s how to spruce things up a bit...

DIY birdseed ornaments

Posted on July 19, 2017 by Contributor

Spread the love to our feathery friends, and decorate your garden, with these adorable DIY birdseed ornaments…

How to grow cyclamens

Posted on July 17, 2017 by Contributor

Learn how to care for these bright and beautiful winter-blooming indoor plants...

How to add succulents to an established garden

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Contributor

Succulents can grow well alongside non-succulents, you just need to find their right partner, says Mimi Rupp…

How to grow lavender

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Contributor

There’s just something magical about this powerful herb - here’s how to grow this winter-loving plant...

Plants that purify the air

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Contributor

Amid the plethora of incredible functions of plants is their ability to clean 'dirty' air...

Gardens that help the homeless

Posted on July 4, 2017 by Contributor

Gardening is good for the soul and, thanks to projects like Streetscapes, gardens can make valuable contributions to ...

How to grow calendulas

Posted on July 4, 2017 by Contributor

No garden should be without calendulas during winter – it’s a guaranteed way to add a little burst ...

Make an underwater indoor garden

Posted on July 2, 2017 by Contributor

The kids will love this easy underwater garden, perfect for winter!...

Keep your pansies thriving this winter

Posted on July 2, 2017 by Contributor

Pansies love the cold weather – here’s how to care for these pretty flowers this winter...

When is the best season to mulch?

Posted on June 27, 2017 by Contributor

Mulching not only improves the soil quality around plants and reduces the need to weed, it also helps ...

Tips for planting seedlings, seeds and bulbs

Posted on June 20, 2017 by Contributor

Deborah Hele, of GardenShop, shares her sowing guide and top tips for planting and caring for seedlings, seeds ...

Seasonal food garden planting guide

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Contributor

Boschendal’s horticulturist, Megan McCarthy, shares her seasonal food garden planting guide…

Build a greenhouse

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Contributor

Who can resist the beauty and simplicity of a greenhouse? Here’s how to build your own…

How to care for a Camellia

Posted on June 19, 2017 by Contributor

Also known as the Rose of Winter, the Camellia is a beautiful and easy flower to tend to...

DIY backyard bar shed

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Contributor

The latest home and garden trend has landed – it’s a backyard bar shed. Here’s everything you need ...

28 Brilliant gardening hacks

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Contributor

Even the most avid gardener could do with some upskilling!...

Brighten up your winter garden

Posted on June 7, 2017 by Contributor

Bring colour and joy to your winter garden with these special flowers. They are also extremely easy to ...

5 Ways to use coffee grounds in the garden

Posted on June 6, 2017 by Contributor

If you’re looking for a great pick-me-up for plants, consider putting used coffee grounds to work in your ...

Make your own rock garden for the kids

Posted on June 5, 2017 by Contributor

Get the kiddies involved for this fun indoor ‘gardening’ activity...

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