November

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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November in the Garden November Check List

The garden in November is usually filled with a rich colour palette of late spring blooms.
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November in the Garden

Summer is about colour – everywhere! Old favourites are in full bloom so you need more of them.
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Bright and Beautiful Beetroot

Beetroot is a stalwart of the garden; an efficient crop (one can use both the leaves and roots) which doesn’t take up much space, and is also very nutritious.
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How to treat red spidermite on your plants

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for November will most likely cause fine, pale mottling with small yellow/green mites on the underside of leaves and stem.
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Hibiscus Graff

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis longiflora Adonicus var. ‘Adonicus’ (N) ZA 20155888 The perfect island dream.
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Promise in a pot: Raising your sights Read how to DIY here!

Read how to DIY here!
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Mandevilla Sundaville ® Cosmos White var. ‘Sunmandeho’

The Sundaville® Cosmos White (Sunmandeho) is a real vigorous climber. This mandevilla with super big flowers blooms non stop and is perfect suitable for pots, balcony boxes.
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Water Wise Watch: November

This month at Water Wise "Weather variability or climate change?" Gauteng has been experiencing a slightly strange weather phenomenon this summer season.
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How to Garden With Colourful Foliage Read More Here

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Agapanthus praecox ‘Zambezi’

The word Agapanthus is interestingly derived from the Greek words ‘agapѐ’ meaning love and anthos meaning flower.
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New Zealand Rock Lily (Arthropodium cirratum)

Also known as the Renga Renga Lily The New Zealand Rock lily is well known not only as a perfect shade plant but also as an excellent coastal plant when planted in the shade.
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Shasta Daisy (Leucanthemum ‘Daisy Mae’)

This exceptional daisy provides masses of extra large white blooms with large golden centres that create a wow factor in any garden.
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Water Parsnip/Tandpyn Wortel (Berule erecta)

Water Parsnip is a vigorous, indigenous aquatic herb of the carrot family (Apiaceae) – other family members include, Cumin, Caraway and Fennel – noted for its medicinal use in relieving toothache among traditional healers.
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Variegated Cattail (Typha latifolia ‘variegata’)

This grass-like perennial’s charm lies in the subtle grace with which the wind whispers through its highly ornamental, longitudinally striped, green and white leaves.
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Healthy Herb for November: Flavourful fennel

Spicy and sweet, fennel is a cook’s dream and a delight for gardeners who love its striking foliage and flowers.
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DIY Activity for November: Add greenery to your interiors with Jungalow Inspired Kokedamas Read more here!

Read more here!
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What to do about chafer beetle

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for November is the chafer beetle, which usually leave a sticky, silvery slime trail left on plants, soil and stems.
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November in the Garden

Summer’s all about colour… Everywhere! The all-time favourites are in full bloom and you need more of them.
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Blazing Colour Spots

Get ready to set your beds alight this November with blazes of pinks, reds, oranges, purples and white with this month’s toughest little bloomer, Vinca.
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