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8 Indigenous plants that attract birds to your garden

Posted on April 15, 2018 by Carina Claassens

These are some of the best indigenous plants to attract garden birds in South Africa. They’ll be right ...

What to consider BEFORE buying a rainwater tank

What to consider BEFORE buying a rainwater tank

Posted on April 11, 2018 by Contributor

With the growing awareness of water scarcity, installing a rainwater tank could add to the value of your ...

How to drought-proof your garden

How to drought-proof your garden

Posted on April 10, 2018 by Contributor

Struggling to keep a garden growing during a drought? Here are some tips on how to drought-proof your ...

6 Veggies you can regrow from scraps at home

Posted on March 29, 2018 by Tamlyn Cumings

Save money, recycle and go green by finding out which veggies you can regrow from scraps...

8 Popular paving designs for gardens

8 Popular paving designs for gardens

Posted on March 20, 2018 by Contributor

In drought-affected areas, paving is a more attractive and low maintenance alternative to yellowed lawn. Here are a ...

10 Easy to grow herbs

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Carina Claassens

These 10 easy to grow herbs will provide an endless supply of tastes for the kitchen gardener...

How to dog proof your garden

Posted on March 16, 2018 by Catherine Schenck

Getting a dog is exciting, but pets can be destructive. Here’s how to dog proof your garden so ...

Common weed killers and pesticides aren’t safe

Common weedkillers and pesticides aren’t safe

Posted on March 15, 2018 by Contributor

Many ingredients in common weedkillers and pesticides are not subject to safety tests and could cause chronic disease...

Late summer is a beautiful season and March is a great time for getting stuck into the garden…

March: What to do in the garden this month

Posted on March 14, 2018 by Contributor

Late summer is a beautiful season and March is a great time for getting stuck into the garden…

Why rooftop gardening is a great idea

Why rooftop gardening is a great idea

Posted on March 7, 2018 by Contributor

Rooftop gardening is a great use of space and could even help reduce the effects of climate change...

5 Common plants that aren’t safe for your pets

Posted on March 1, 2018 by Tamlyn Cumings

Make sure your furry friends are safe by knowing which plants are safe for your pets…

Tips for growing plants from seeds

12 Tips for growing plants from seeds

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Contributor

One of our favourite local gardening gurus, Tanya Visser, shares her top 12 tips for growing plants from ...

Shower plants are a thing: Here’s how to grow them

Posted on February 23, 2018 by Catherine Schenck

If you are one of those people who forgets to water their plants, then rejoice, because shower plants ...

Herbs and vegetables to plant in February

Herbs and vegetables to plant in February

Posted on February 7, 2018 by Contributor

If you have a kitchen garden, here’s a list of herbs and vegetable to plant during February…

How to go greener in 2018 – gently and easily

Posted on February 5, 2018 by Contributor

Our journey to living more lightly and wisely on Earth is highly individual, our ethical choices will vary ...

7 Easy-to-grow succulents with pretty flowers

Posted on February 5, 2018 by Catherine Schenck

At a time when we are becoming more and more water-conscious, these water-wise succulents with flowers mean you ...

A nifty way to keep garden tools clean

A nifty way to keep garden tools clean

Posted on January 31, 2018 by Contributor

Keeping garden tools clean not only helps us get the best from them, it helps ensure that they ...

5 Indigenous trees for a small garden

Posted on January 29, 2018 by Catherine Schenck

We all know that local is lekker, especially when it comes to gardening. But it can be difficult ...

Designing a home for the future

Designing a home for the future

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Contributor

If you are renovating, buying or building, designing a home for the future is the smart thing to ...

Grey plants for your garden

Go grey in your garden

Posted on January 17, 2018 by Contributor

Gorgeously grey, add any of these water-wise plants to your garden for a stunning contrast...

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