Gardening trends

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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How to plant a plant

How to plant a plant Back to Basics

Out the pot and into the ground, simple as that, right? If you would like your plants to thrive there are in fact several important aspects to consider in perfecting the art of transplanting.
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Toadly Green Waves Back to Basics: Water Gardening

Where a water garden grows, beauty and tranquillity flows! It’s easy to bring your beloved body of water back to life with stunning plants and flowers that add colour and texture to the environment.
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Pond Maintenance & Tips for South Africans

Many homeowners dream of having a pond in their homes. It creates a beautiful environment where you can feel rested and relaxed as you enjoy the beautiful view.
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Life is a Garden - Trees in pots

Trees in pots for the small garden

Life is a Garden! But we know that not all backyards can accommodate large trees.
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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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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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Life is a Garden

Is black the new green

Henry Ford famously said, “You can have any colour, as long as it’s black”.
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