April

Water Wise Watch: April 2019

This month at Water Wise "Protect our Species" The Earth is made up of a diverse number of elements that co-exist together to formulate a harmonious environment for all.
View

Top Trend: An Introduction to Hydroponics – 5 Hydroponic growing methods for bountiful harvests

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

Cheeky Chimeni (Plectranthus chimanimaniensis)

Plectranthus chimanimaniensis is one of the lesser known Plectranthus varieties and is a firm favourite amongst gardeners!
View

How to deal with armyworm

Symptoms The appearance of chewed leaf edges on lawns, caterpillar faeces, and damage to certain plants and vegetables.
View

Chrysanthemums – the ideal indoor flower

The darkness of the night is pushed across the sky, tailed by a blur of pastel colours – this is how the night makes way for the dawn of a new day.
View

April in the Garden

Folks in South Africa are lucky to have two ‘spring’ seasons every year – the traditional spring in September when plants from the Northern hemisphere flower, and another one in April when many of our own flowers abound.
View

Keep the children busy – make a bunny planter for Easter

“He hops along The rabbit small, With soft white fur And ears so tall So quietly, you’d never say That anyone had come this way” -Unknown   Easter is coming and with it comes the joy of coloured eggs, treasure hunts, hot cross buns and long weekends.
View

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis grandiflora ‘Boreas Yellow’

The perfect island dream. Spectacular long lasting large bright yellow flower with a burgundy centre.
View

Carex Eversheen

This ornamental grass forms a low cascading clump of leathery dark green leaves with cream margins.
View

Fountain Bush (Russelia equisetiformis ‘Fire Cracker’)

A weeping shrub that, when in full bloom, looks as if it is raining flowers.
View

Bonsai Basics: How to fertilise your bonsai Watch here!

Watch here!
View

Water Wise Watch: Apr 2018

This month at Water Wise "Autumn is here" This year is absolutely flying by and I can't believe we are already into Autumn and moving quickly towards winter!
View

What to do about termites in your garden

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for April, termites, will leave ulcerous-looking nests and blowholes on trees What does this mean for me/my plants?
View

Ideal for Indoors in April – Peace in the Home Sometimes we all just need a little PEACE & QUIET…

Sometimes we all just need a little PEACE & QUIET…
View

Get creative in the garden with a teepee trellis

You are never too young to develop your green thumb with a spot of gardening.
View

Amazing Antirrhinums (Snapdragons)

  Most of us have childhood memories of squeezing the flowers of Antirrhinums together to make dragon mouths.
View

April in the Garden

It’s April gardening – spring bulb planting time, and school holidays again. Put the kids to work and play, with you in the backyard this Easter.
View

Jammymouth (Rutty fruticosa)

AFR: Jambekkie DESCRIPTION: The Jambekkie is an evergreen large shrub with shiny apple green leaves that forms a dense bush with yellow and deep red nectar filled flowers.
View

Golden Daisy (Euryops pectinatus)

AFR: Wolharpuisbos DESCRIPTION: A semi – woody rounded shrub with silver grey foliage and bright yellow daisy like flowers.
View

Trailing Jade (Crassula sarmentosa)

The Crassula sarmentosa is a succulent that forms a neat rounded plant with slightly toothed succulent leaves.
View