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Fynbos and Friends Botanical Boss

Did you know? Fynbos is not only reserved for botanical gardeners and coastal landscapes – you can grow our indigenous glory from your backyard, anywhere in SA!
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Plant Moms Botanical Boss

Plant Mom Addition  May is for the plant moms! Embrace becoming a botanical boss and dig your way into the world of plant parenting with confidence.
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Poppies and Petunias Balcony Besties

As the sun sets to welcome the evening sky in all its colourful glory, sit back and relax on the balcony with some potted poppies and petunias for company.
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Trendy Very Peri

The Pantone colour of the year is Very Peri – a courageous, statement-making violet-blue that generates creativity and inspiration in the garden.
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April In the Garden

April in the garden Everything is awesome in April

Happy second month of autumn, gardeners! Although it’s getting colder, the landscape is truly warmed up by the rich colour pallet around us.
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Easy and Efficient Rain Gardens DIY

After so much wonderful rain, there couldn’t be a better time than now to invest in a rain garden.
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Living Mulch Garden Mastery: Living mulch

Life is a Garden invites you to bring your soil to life this March with mulch that’s teaming with both micronutrients and gorgeousness.
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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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DIY Living chessboard DIY

Take your gardening skills to new heights with this creative DIY living chessboard!
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Get your garden into shape January Checklist

Get your garden into shape and looking snazzy for the new year. There’s a lot to look forward to and a huge selection of flowers and edibles to be planted now.
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Making Paint from Flowers DIY

Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain? Can you paint with all the colours of the wind?
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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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Strawberries and Cream on the patio

Embrace bedless gardening and embark on a creative container adventure, right on your stoep!
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The super-fun summer garden December Checklist

It’s holiday season, and a jolly good reason to celebrate! Live life to the fullest surrounded by the ones you love and a gorgeous garden to host them all in.
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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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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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