October

Pink ROSES in support of Breast Cancer Awareness and Rose Month

October is the month of flowering profusion with the queen of flowers, the rose, putting on a glorious first flush of blooms in the Highveld.
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Get the look – Food for Thought Must Love Gardening

This gorgeous edible garden makes you think twice about traditional row sowing. Why not create a stylish veggie garden that serves not only as a functional food source but also as a relaxing chill space where you can share and enjoy your edibles with friends. 
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DIY Succulent & Rose Flower Crowns for Kids A little something special for the girls this October

Life is a Garden is calling on all the fairies, princesses, queens and creatures of the garden to come out and DIY with us.
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A Bee-Friendly Backyard

This month, Life is a Garden is taking part in the important global conversation about the need for urgent bee conservation.
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October in the Garden October Check List

October is the month of flowering profusion with the queen of flowers, the rose, putting on a glorious first flush of blooms in the Highveld.
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Why soil matters!

A fertile and healthy soil is the basis for healthy plants, animals, and humans.
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Fertilising for happier, healthier plants

Every gardener is brought loads of joy from seeing their precious plants flourish! 
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Preparing Your Garden Soil for Planting

A healthy garden soil is essential for healthy plants. If your soil is rich and nutritious there will be little need for fertilisers, and even pesticides.
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Therapeutic gardening for good health

In a fast-paced world dictated by technology we have a tendency to turn to the natural world for solace.
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Pots of flavour in small spaces

You don't need acres of garden to grow fresh salads and veggies. All you need is a balcony, patio or a postage-stamp of a garden, some good-quality terracotta pots, the right growing medium and a watering can, and you're A for away. 
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Basic Seed Sowing

Although starting flowers, vegetables, herbs and lawn from seed seems like an easy task the Life is a Garden team are often asked questions around the very basics of how to sow seeds.
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Mulching Against Climate Change

With the rather aggressive onset of our 2019 summer, it is increasingly obvious that “climate change” is not just an inconsequential topic of debate between politicians and environmental activists.
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Water Wise Watch: November 2019

This month at Water Wise We are well into summer and the temperatures are soaring, with little rain in sight at the moment. 
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Blooming in the Garden Agapanthus and Hydrangea

The Agapanthus (Agapanthus africanus) and Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla) charm lies in the unique nature of their vibrant colour patterns and undemanding low maintenance life cycle.
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Palm peat

High quality natural growing medium made from coconut fibre. A uniform, consistent, high quality horticultural growing medium, which ensures good germination of seed, and vigorous root, plant and flower development.
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Beach House Lawn Care Tips that are Absolutely Essential

Owning a home can be a big responsibility – you have to pay the bills, buy the groceries, manage the household, and decorate, if you have time.
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“The why and how” of Compost for your garden

What exactly is compost used for - and in what application? If you are confused about this – you are not alone!
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Organic vs Inorganic fertiliser?

Organic and inorganic fertilisers provide plants with the nutrients needed to grow healthy and strong.
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Water Wise Watch: October 2019

This month at Water Wise As we enter October, a month after Arbor Day celebrations, the trees that were planted during Arbor Day will be acclimatizing with the new season and will start producing new buds and flowers.
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Bring health and life to your garden Garden paradise

Contribute your own little piece of Eden to the Earth and invite the buzz, whir and tweet of some colourful little guests that will appreciate it as much as you do.
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