February

Giving life to 2021’s trends Trends Article

When life gives us manure, gardeners make compost! As such, Life is a Garden would like to invite all green fingers to welcome 2021 as The Great Reset – a time to reconnect with our home space, a chance to grow food and deepen our connection with nature, an opportunity to shape remote working environments, and the ideal excuse to expand outdoor entertainment areas.
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February in the garden word scrabble

February in the Garden – Word Scrabble

Cna ouy uncsabbrel tehes owdrs? Read through the February in the Garden Checklist to get hints as to what the words are.
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Veggie garden word search

Veggie Garden Word Search

Search for the words and flex those brain muscles! How many words can you find?
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February checklist

February Checklist

Maximize the harvest with our handy maintenance tips. To read the full February in the Garden Checklist article click here: https://bit.ly/39F2I7W
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When plants eat insects, where do they go? A carnivorous plant dissection experiment for kids. When Love Bites

Do plants have stomachs and teeth? How are they able to catch prey like other carnivores if they can’t run?
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February in the garden, checklist

February in the Garden Checklist Gardening Checklist

Nurture your darling garden this month of love by sowing delicious edibles and magnificent flowers.
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Veggie garden for beginners

Growing a Veggie Garden for Beginners Fundamentals of Gardening - Back to Basics

Welcome, novice farmers! We are delighted to see your green fingers in bloom, exploring the world of homegrown goodness.
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Eco warrior

Eco-Warriors: Love them Lizards Love them Lizards

Have no fear! Lizards are friends to the garden bringing gifts of goodwill with them.
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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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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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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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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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