Gardening trends

Scents of heaven

While the shape and colour of flowers may attract immediate attention, it is the scents, intangible and subtle, that remain in one's memory long after the flowers have faded.
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Roses for your senses

Bring your garden to life with the delightful scents and colours of roses.
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Roses for Valentine’s Day

My love is like a red, red rose - Robert Burns Instead of giving your loved one a single, perishable red rose on Valentine's Day, choose instead a long-lived red rose bush as a symbol of your enduring love. 
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Red plants for Valentines

Celebrate Valentines Day this year by planting up your garden in shades of stunning red.
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Quick colour for the holidays

Enjoy entertaining this holiday season in a beautiful and colourful summer garden. If you are at home these summer holidays, there are quick ways to perk up your garden.
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Plants for the patio

Summer means lots of outdoor entertaining and the festive season brings its fair share of parties.
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Plants for small gardens

Gardening in a limited space offers exciting possibilities and challenges. The move towards smaller gardens has created exciting new landscaping and planting challenges.
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Plants for birds

Life is a garden filled with a healthy population of permanent and visiting bird species, so why not entice these lovely creatures into your garden this summer by planting the plants they love?
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Planting up colour for December

Life is a garden and December is the time to plant up for that glorious time of hot, lazy days, dizzyingly bright colours and warm perfumed nights that is midsummer.
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Plant up an indigenous scented garden

Add an extra sensory delight to your garden by including plants with fragrance.
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Plant easy-to-grow colour

Gardening can be compared to creating a series of pictures. Imagine you are an artist and combine the flowers and foliage of colourful plants as an artist would mix paints up on a palette ready for the canvas.
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Petunia

Pretty and perky, ruffled and plain, in a colour range of white, rose, bright pink, red, lilac, purple and lemon, as well as bi-coloured or veined, petunias spill from hanging baskets, brighten dull borders, and liven up patio plantings.
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Perfect for Patios

Brighten up your outdoor living areas with fashionable containers and colourful flowers. Lobelia Summer is the time when homeowners spend most time on their patios or balconies, whether it is dining 'al fresco' style, entertaining or simply relaxing.
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Outdoor Living Patios: Show off your outdoor patio

The patio is where one really gets chance to sit back and enjoy the rewards of the time devoted to gardening activities.
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Love Apples for Valentines

We can thank the French, as usual, for turning a normally very ordinary word, albeit perhaps unintentionally, into something a little saucier.
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Living gifts for the holiday season

The holiday season comes around every year and plants that flower or are available during midsummer have naturally become associated with the festive season over time.
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Jazz up your patio

Bring your patio to colourful life with an array of eye-catching pots and stunning plants.
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Inspirational Ideas

Will this year be the year you slow down and smell the roses?
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Indigenous inspiration for Christmas

Go natural with an indigenous Christmas tree decorated with home-made accessories such as brightly painted seedpods and festive ribbons.
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Indigenous colour for the Festive Season

An African summer is a time of celebration and enjoyment in the countryside and in the garden. 
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