July

Lemonade super-boost juice July DIY

With so much citrus in season now, you may be looking for some inspiration on what to do with your harvest.
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The Secret To Citrus Success Botanical Boss

If you are reading this, somewhere inside you there is a special place that longs to uncover the secrets of the mighty citrus.
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Landscaping and decorating with citrus INDUSTRY EXPERT Q&A

Topic: Citrus Theme: Mini citrus trees for the patio Industry Expert: David Garden Centre/Grower: Heuers - www.heuers.co.za
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July Maintenance Checklist

All about much-needed maintenance! Become a winter winner in your July garden here: https://bit.ly/2TVpuV5
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Get the look – Kid-friendly gardens Must Love Gardening

Dear gardener-parents. It’s time to unleash the big fun guns and get the kids away from those screens.
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ALOE-lujah for Africa’s Medicine!

For thousands of years, Aloe has been revered for its many profound medicinal uses.
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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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Bring the outdoors in

Why stop at gumboots and sun hats? This month we’re talking all about taking your passion for gardening to the bedroom, living room, office, and everywhere else!
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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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Water Wise Watch: July 2019

This month at Water Wise The Eco-Logic Awards is an event where individuals and companies are recognized and celebrated for their progressive contribution towards a sustainable world.
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Sea Urchin Airplants How to make an air plant in seashells

Succulents have become a trendy home-decor item. The fact that they are built to retain water and can survive on the smallest amount of care probably has a lot to do with their popularity.
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Flowering this month – July

While many plants shy away from harsh winter conditions, the African Daisy (Arctotis) is a hardy plant that boasts beautiful large and colourful daisy-like flowers that range from pink to red, yellow and burnt orange.
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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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Sweet, Sweet Alyssum

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima) is one of the gardener’s most faithful allies, providing welcome year round colour with minimal fuss.
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What to do about cochineal on cacti and prickly pear plants

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for July, cochineal, are sap-sucking insects that feed only on cacti and prickly pear plants.
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Strawberries (Fragaria × ananassa)

Who can resist the juicy, sweet, bright fruit of a strawberry? They are always delicious regardless of where they are served.
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Aloe Ice Cream

This small Aloe has attractive bi-coloured pink to creamy white flowers.  It is a medium to fast growing Aloe.
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July in the Garden

July in the garden will be cold and dry in some regions and cold and (hopefully) wet in others, but winter can never be boring if we dip into our treasure chest of saucy succulents and splendid shrubs which are dressed in their best right now.
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The magic of indoor plants

Winter is a great time to focus your ‘gardening’ attention inside your home (where it’s warmer!)
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The magic of home-grown vegetables

Spend the holidays in the garden making an easy-harvest potato planter There is nothing more rewarding than eating crops you’ve produced in your own backyard.
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