Gardening trends

Get the look – Kid-friendly gardens Must Love Gardening

Dear gardener-parents. It’s time to unleash the big fun guns and get the kids away from those screens.
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The Garden Centre Association: Quality guaranteed Garden Centre Association Press release

If you see a green and yellow sign outside your local garden centre, you know that you are visiting one of the best garden centres in the country.
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Garden Glossary Find out more here!

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Time to Make a Macramé Hanger Find out more here!

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No-Mow Lawn Alternatives Find out more here!

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Giving life to 2021’s trends Trends Article

When life gives us manure, gardeners make compost! As such, Life is a Garden would like to invite all green fingers to welcome 2021 as The Great Reset – a time to reconnect with our home space, a chance to grow food and deepen our connection with nature, an opportunity to shape remote working environments, and the ideal excuse to expand outdoor entertainment areas.
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Veggie garden for beginners

Growing a Veggie Garden for Beginners Fundamentals of Gardening - Back to Basics

Welcome, novice farmers! We are delighted to see your green fingers in bloom, exploring the world of homegrown goodness.
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Patio gardening

There’s a garden on my stoep!

Be bold and go bedless! Perfect your potting skills and never leave your patio without plants again.
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Cooldown with white this summer African white Christmas

Gardeners worldwide know that white just goes with everything and beautifully enhances the colours of surrounding plants.
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Is black the new green

Henry Ford famously said, “You can have any colour, as long as it’s black”.
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Get the look – Food for Thought Must Love Gardening

This gorgeous edible garden makes you think twice about traditional row sowing. Why not create a stylish veggie garden that serves not only as a functional food source but also as a relaxing chill space where you can share and enjoy your edibles with friends. 
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A Bee-Friendly Backyard

This month, Life is a Garden is taking part in the important global conversation about the need for urgent bee conservation.
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2020 GCA Garden Centre of the Year Here are the best garden centres in SA!

Here are the best garden centres in SA! Did your favourite make it? 
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Get the look – A Mexican Fiesta Must Love Gardening

Olá me amigos! This month, our inspiration stems from Mexico and their vibrant, easy-go-lucky flavour.
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Bring the outdoors in

Why stop at gumboots and sun hats? This month we’re talking all about taking your passion for gardening to the bedroom, living room, office, and everywhere else!
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May the bush be with you African Gardens

Nothing says proudly South African quite like a braai in the bushveld, a couple of cold ones between friends, and a silhouetted Acacia tree at twilight.
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Gardening promotes mental and physical health

Gardening has never been more important than now. Indulge and nourish your mental and physical well-being with the re-opening of your beloved GCA Garden Centres.
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Love your garden, love our planet! Must love gardening

Your garden has so many benefits. It improves your mental and physical wellbeing while adding value to your property and providing a tranquil escape from a busy lifestyle.
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Agapanthus POPPIN’ PURPLE flowers

What’s POPPIN’? Poppin Purple Agapanthus

South Africans really do know how to bloom - literally in this case, as we take over the international stage with the world’s first evergreen, cold hardy, purple re-blooming Agapanthus.  
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Sharing the harvest is caring Must love gardening

Gardening is incredibly rewarding as what you put in, is what you get out.
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