February

Water Wise Watch: Feb 2019

This month at Water Wise For the love of wetlands We all know that February is a month of “love” and we take some time to spoil with our loved ones.
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Dune Crowberry (Searsia crenata)

Searsia crenata (previously known as Rhus crenata) is commonly known as the Dune Crowberry.
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Sweet vburnum (Viburnum sinensis)

One of the best plants for a luxurious looking hedge. Quick growing and bird attracting.
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Tree Aloe (Aloe X dichotoma/barberae ‘Booysen’)

Aloe ‘Booysen’ is a new species of Aloe and was grown in the Western Cape, South Africa, by Mr Kassie Booysen.
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Aloe Peri-Peri var. ‘Peri Peri’

A dramatically long flowering period, with its masses of sizzling hot orange-red flowers.
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Yellow Spekboom (Portulacaria afra ‘Aurea’)

Portulacaria afra ‘Aurea’ is an indigenous plant known commonly as the Yellow Rainbow Bush or Yellow Elephant Food.
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Carex everillo

This eye-catching lime yellow sedge will add excitement to shady spots of your garden.
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For the LOVE of succulents

The month of love is sweetly scented with promises, chocolates, and the perfume of red roses.
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It’s Valentine’s Month! Spice it up with nature’s aphrodisiac: The Chilli

Valentine’s month has everyone swooning over roses and chocolates. Few remember the tantalising kick of the chilli’s lovebite and the role it plays in romance.
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February in the Garden

Time to play around with heat-hardy plants and containers. Make your way to a GCA nursery today and stock up on commercial soil mixes, drainage chips, decorative pebbles, pots and start playing with lots of funky plants!
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Brush Cherry/Eugenia (Syzygium paniculatum) Excellent plant for topiaries

Excellent plant for topiaries
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Sensational Celosia

Celosia, also known as cockscomb is invaluable as a container filler and mixed summer border bedding plant.  
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Life is like a box of succulents

It is valentine’s day this month, the perfect day to show someone you love that you care about them.
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Water Wise Watch: Feb 2018

This month at Water Wise "The month of love"Can you believe it is February already?
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February in the Garden

It’s the month of love! Valentine’s day falls in February and while lovers across the land will spend just one day to romance each other, gardeners will take full advantage of summer’s flowering favourites that GCA nurseries will have on offer, to romance their gardens – not only for a day or a month, but well beyond!
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Imperial Elephant Ear (Colocasia antiquorum)

This elegant Elephant Ear has a technicoloured coat of rich, emerald green leaves overlaid with velvety black patches giving it rightful claim on the title Imperial Taro!
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Lemon Grass (Cymbopogon citratus)

  Lemon Grass is a tropical grass with a sweet lemon scent that will take your Asian cooking to a whole new level!
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Perfect for the Patio: Heavenly Hibiscus

Heavenly Hibiscus February is the month of love and what better way to say a long and lasting “I love you” than with the gift of a plant for the patio.
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Chinese Water Chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis)

Grow your own Water Chestnuts and add a new dimension of crunch to stir-fries and Asian cooking – your foodie friends will adore you!
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Agapanthus (Agapanthus africanus ‘New Blue’)

The word Agapanthus is interestingly derived from the Greek words ‘agapѐ’ meaning love and anthos meaning flower.
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