Gardening trends

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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Colour your garden bluetifully Classic Blue - Colour of the year

In a world of constant hustle and bustle, the trend forecasters at Pantone thought everyone could do with a little time out.
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For the love of gardening Must love gardening

Your garden is your happy place. It provides an escape from the hustle and bustle of a busy life, gives you space to express your creativity and shows appreciation for the time, effort and love you put into it by rewarding you with a luscious landscape.
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Celebrating Summer with Edible Floral Popsicles Edible popsicles

These floral popsicles fresh from the freezer treats are almost too pretty to eat.
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Make your own edible container wetland DIY Edible wetlands

You can create your own wetland at home and produce delicious edibles at the same time.
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New Year, New Garden, New You New beginnings

The New Year is an exciting time when the promise of new beginnings lies ahead of us.
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Festive escape in your garden An abundance of gifts from your garden

It’s December and gift giving and celebrations are the highlight of the month.
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Plants that deter Mosquitos Insect repelling plants

One tell-tale sign that summer is in full swing is the arrival of Mosquitos.
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Dress up your dinner with edible flowers Edible flowers

Edible flowers can be used to dress up your dinners and add extra flavour to meals.
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Activate your indoor and patio garden senses Scented Garden

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses – Hanna Rjon.
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Your entertainment oasis awaits Must Love Gardening

The glorious summer has arrived and South Africans have come out of hibernation to relish in the hot days and warmer evenings.
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Bring health and life to your garden Garden paradise

Contribute your own little piece of Eden to the Earth and invite the buzz, whir and tweet of some colourful little guests that will appreciate it as much as you do.
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Garden vision – Let your garden vision board bloom Must Love Gardening

Does the idea of spending an afternoon in a tranquil and breath-taking landscaped garden sound enticing?
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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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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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