Months of the Year

Palm peat

High quality natural growing medium made from coconut fibre. A uniform, consistent, high quality horticultural growing medium, which ensures good germination of seed, and vigorous root, plant and flower development.
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Beach House Lawn Care Tips that are Absolutely Essential

Owning a home can be a big responsibility – you have to pay the bills, buy the groceries, manage the household, and decorate, if you have time.
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“The why and how” of Compost for your garden

What exactly is compost used for - and in what application? If you are confused about this – you are not alone!
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Organic vs Inorganic fertiliser?

Organic and inorganic fertilisers provide plants with the nutrients needed to grow healthy and strong.
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Water Wise Watch: October 2019

This month at Water Wise As we enter October, a month after Arbor Day celebrations, the trees that were planted during Arbor Day will be acclimatizing with the new season and will start producing new buds and flowers.
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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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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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Blooming babes

Louisiana Irises (Iris), and Waterlilies (Nymphaea) are beautiful and elegant water-loving, flowering plants.
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Water Wise Watch: September 2019

This month at Water Wise Tshepiso Community Workshop One of Water Wise's mandate is to educate different stakeholders (internal and external) on water conservation and how this knowledge can be cascaded into daily activities at home or at work.
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Jasminum polyanthum (Chinese Jasmine)

The sweet scent of Jasmine in the air clearly marks the arrival of spring in South Africa.
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Lavandula x intermedia ‘Margaret Roberts’

Lavandula is the genus name for what we all know as Lavender. A wonderful hardy plant that is actually related to the mint family and is mostly endemic to countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
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Water Wise Watch: August 2019

This month at Water Wise As we enter August, temperatures start rising, the sun rises earlier, and the end of winter is in sight.
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Amazing Aloe vera

There are few plants as useful as the Aloe vera. This large succulent boasts a myriad of health benefits thanks to the well-known aloe vera gel it produces within its long leaves.
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Project of the month: Start a compost heap

To get the most out of your garden, why not start a compost heap and use your waste for good.
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A beginner’s guide to Hydroponics gardening 6 Hydroponic growing methods to get you started

Growing your own wholesome food needn’t require soil or compost. Hydroponics offers a solution to bountiful harvests in small spaces requiring no soil.
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Decorating with Greenery

As you prepare your garden for the spring and summer, it is also a good time to add some greenery indoors.
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Water Wise plants that will thrive in every garden Be water wise

Spring is around the corner and for many regions across the country, this means the first rains for the new season and others will start to see dry months ahead.
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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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Plant red and white for your Christmas garden August in the Garden

We are already in August and spring is just a few days away.
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An indoor tropical paradise with the Monstera deliciosa Delicious Monster or Swiss cheese plant

As we head closer to winter the temptation to stay indoors increases, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some natural beauty from the rainforest.
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