Gardening trends

Style your Bougie Get the best from your bougainvillea

The bougainvillaea is an all-time favourite in the garden and never disappoints in the bold colour, daring height, and textural intrigue they bring to spaces.
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A hot and handsome February February Checklist

The heat is on this Feb and that means three things for the summer gardener: Mulch-up to the max Smart water-wise gardening  Exciting heat-loving plants to grow  Life is a Garden has all you need to help you beat the heat and ensure your beloved plant children not only survive, but thrive in our African summer sun.
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COMPOST FOR ACID LOVING PLANTS Feature Diamond Sponsor – Bark Unlimited

Did you know that some plants prefer acidic or “sour “soil and other love ‘’sweet” or alkaline soils?
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Give your lawn the summer vita-boost it needs Feature Diamond Sponsor – Wonder

Summer lawn care is all about the right mowing height and fertiliser. If you want to enjoy glorious green blades this season, the tips below might come in handy. 
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Growing and caring for clivias Garden Mastery

Clivias are one of South Africa’s indigenous super stunners and have become quite the collector’s dream.
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Your nutritious, sweet summer grow guide

The garden is a trove of juicy treasures this time of year with an abundance of deliciousness to be grown.
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Vertical Gardening

Attention all small-space, bedless green fingers! Here’s your chance to grow vegetables, herbs, flowers, and foliage without a garden.
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Protecting trees, shrubs and flowers Feature Diamond Sponsor – Efekto

Pruning and sealing Not only does pruning promote new growth, but it also increases fruiting powerand capacity, ensuring the health of your plant.
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Why you should fertilise all year round Feature Diamond Sponsor – Atlantic Fertilisers

Like humans and animals, plants require regular feeding throughout the year – at least once a season.
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Mulch Mulch More Mulch Feature Diamond Sponsor – Bark Unlimited

Whether you are a McEntire from Glasgow or a Makatini from Maritz borough, not mulching your garden might just ruin a friendship.
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New Mega Packs Feature Diamond Sponsor – MayFord Seed

For decades, South African gardeners have looked to MayFord Seed to bring them the newest releases and the best quality seed at affordable prices.
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Strawberries and Cream on the patio

Embrace bedless gardening and embark on a creative container adventure, right on your stoep!
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How To Sow Seeds Successfully Feature Diamond Sponsor – Starke Ayres

Working from home, for many of us, could well be here to stay and the pros are numerous – increased productivity, less time wasted commuting, lower stress levels and a greater balance between office and family life.
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Figuring out your Fertilizers… Feature Diamond Sponsor – Culterra

“We may think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it is our garden that is nurturing us.”
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Poolside Gardens Back to Basics

When you’re a gardener, pool parties are all about the plants! Transform your backyard into a palm beach or rolling grassland, and how about a tropical paradise or trendy minimalistic look?
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Décor from the garden December DIY

The holiday season is upon us, giving you and your garden yet another reason to shine and show off.
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How to plant a hanging basket Feature Diamond Sponsor – Starke Ayres

Step 1: Palm Peat : Place a Palm Peat brick into a 10l container and add 3l of lukewarm water.
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Down to Earth Feature Diamond Sponsor - Culterra

Getting to grips with when & where to use what soil… When it comes to gardening and growing, “down to earth” is not just a compliment - it’s a necessity!
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Strawberries from Seed – A First for RSA Feature Diamond Sponsor - MayFord Seeds

Rich red in colour and silky sweet to taste, few fruits are as quintessential of a sunny summer’s day as are strawberries.
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A trellis for your thoughts DIY Rope Trellis

Let your climbers come up and play with this rustic DIY rope trellis for all your indoor and outdoor explorer plants.
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