Fun in the Garden

Now Trending Life is a Garden Top Trends of 2019

Looking for some modern garden ideas? Whether you need a complete garden re-design or simply want to update your space's functionality and look - Life is a Garden has put together some top trends to help you.
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Rosemary Kebab for Braai Day DIY Kids Activity

September is known for a lot of things, but it is mostly remembered for the mouth-watering braais we have on Heritage day.
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New Beginnings – Embark on your garden journey Must Love Gardening

We believe nothing says spring like blossoms on the fruit trees, new flower buds, bright new leaves and the sound of the birds singing in the morning.
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Project of the month: Start a compost heap

To get the most out of your garden, why not start a compost heap and use your waste for good.
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Aloe dinner party How to make a decorative Aloe in a vase table centre-piece

The Aloe family is found all over Africa with many species indigenous to South Africa.
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Sea Urchin Airplants How to make an air plant in seashells

Succulents have become a trendy home-decor item. The fact that they are built to retain water and can survive on the smallest amount of care probably has a lot to do with their popularity.
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Make Father’s Day Fabulous with a DIY Bonsai

Father’s Day is around the corner. A thoughtful gift handmade with love is the perfect way to honour dad and all he does for the family.
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Trending: Grow your own coffee tree indoors!

The coffee plant (or rather a tree!) botanically known as Coffea arabica, can earn you kudos from coffee snobs if you can manage to grow it successfully in your sitting room as an indoor plant.
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A Mother’ Day treat to share with mom

A flower starts as a bud. Simple and humble. Like a newborn baby, there is only a whisper of promises to come.
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Top Trend: An Introduction to Hydroponics – 5 Hydroponic growing methods for bountiful harvests

Growing your own wholesome food needn’t require soil or compost. Hydroponics offers a solution to bountiful harvests in small spaces requiring no soil.
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Keep the children busy – make a bunny planter for Easter

“He hops along The rabbit small, With soft white fur And ears so tall So quietly, you’d never say That anyone had come this way” -Unknown   Easter is coming and with it comes the joy of coloured eggs, treasure hunts, hot cross buns and long weekends.
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Identifying orchids Watch here!

Watch here!
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Family fun in the garden – Make a bee hotel!

There are many different types of bees, and the solitary bee is probably the friendliest helper in the garden.
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For the LOVE of succulents

The month of love is sweetly scented with promises, chocolates, and the perfume of red roses.
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Watering your orchids Watch here!

Watch here!
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How to grow and get your 5-a-day

Summertime is the most celebratory season of all. The days stretch happily into the night and the sun rises earlier.
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3 ways with strawberries in the garden

Strawberries are one of nature’s most wonderful foods. Filled with antioxidants and lower in sugar than most fruits, they’re a wonderful addition to a healthy balanced diet, especially for growing children.
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Orchids and pesky pests Find out more here!

Find out more here!
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Promise in a pot: Raising your sights Read how to DIY here!

Read how to DIY here!
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A dinosaur delight in the garden

Many of us adults are privileged to have enjoyed a hearty childhood. Staying outdoors until sunset, running home with dirt-crusted feet, flushed cheeks, and that shimmer of happiness gleaming in the eyes.
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