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December in the Garden December Check List

Happy holidays is the theme and sentiment this month across much of the world.
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November in the Garden November Check List

The garden in November is usually filled with a rich colour palette of late spring blooms.
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October in the Garden October Check List

October is the month of flowering profusion with the queen of flowers, the rose, putting on a glorious first flush of blooms in the Highveld.
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September in the Garden September Check List

September always kicks off with Arbor Week and this year it officially kicks off on Monday 31 August and runs until Friday 4 September.
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August in the Garden Spring into action

Although spring only officially starts on the 1st of September, we don’t need a calendar to see that spring has sprung!
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July in the Garden All that glitters is gold, yellow, orange, and red!

Let’s celebrate Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July in style by showcasing – the gorgeous, golden-yellowStrelitzia, appropriately named after Madiba as ‘Mandela’s Gold’.
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June in the Garden Midday gardening with monsters, berries and birds

Winter has arrived, but luckily our days are still blessed by lovely, lunchtime sunshine in most parts of the country.
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May in the Garden Let’s revel in our African sunshine and plant some of our spectacular indigenous seeds and bulbs this season!

Hang in there gardeners! Your beloved, outdoor sanctuaries will soon be open.  While you wait for your post-pandemic indulgence at favourite GCA Garden Centre, let’s take this time to rejoice in this beautiful and envied continent of ours.
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April in the Garden There is no planet B!

Let us nurture our planet Earth by using sustainable practices and nourishing our soils so that they can continue to produce healthy food for us all.
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March in the Garden Happy autumn and a merry March, maintenance month!

Happy autumn and a merry March, maintenance month! It’s time to prepare those beds for some annual autumn planting and sow them seeds for the new season.
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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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February in the Garden The garden - your happy place

February is great for outdoor living and entertaining on our patios, around the pool or braaing and picnicking in our gardens.
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January in the Garden Get your garden into shape

What better way to get your garden and health back on track and into shape then by sowing delicious leafy greens for those summer day salads.
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December in the Garden Let the festivities begin

After a year of “busyness” and hard work, there is nothing better than relaxing with friends and family over the holidays.
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November in the Garden Get your garden holiday ready

The end of the year is upon us, and with that comes family time and catching up with friends.
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October in the Garden Celebrating Gardening

With the 20th of October being ‘Garden Day’ and October being ‘Rose month’ – what an opportune month to celebrate gardening!
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Spring brings new beginnings September in the Garden

September is here – the sun is getting warmer, and our gardens are showing new signs of life.
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August in the Garden Preparing for the warmer months

It's the last month of winter and while we await the burst of spring blossoms and blooms, the Cyclamen will delight the senses with its beautiful twisted petals that look like tiny butterfly wings.
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July in the Garden It should be a winter wonderland in your garden

Baby, it's cold outside, but that doesn't mean you have to stay indoors.
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May in the Garden

Tie a knot somewhere to remind you that it is Mother’s Day on Sunday 12 May.
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