Seasonal Gardening

July Checklist Gardening Checklist

July is all about colourful comforts in the garden and enjoying the hearty harvest winter has to offer. Keep your beds looking lush with a sensational selection of flowers available from your GCA Garden Centre.
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Say ALOE to your little friends

Aloe is part of the succulent family with a long history of medicinal use, dating all the way back to Ancient Egypt.
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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. We know it’s a challenging task BUT, Life is a Garden is here with some in-your-face, bold, bright ideas to create the ultimate kid-friendly, outdoor play place.
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ALOE-lujah for Africa’s Medicine!

For thousands of years, Aloe has been revered for its many profound medicinal uses. From the Ancient Egyptians to present-day Western civilisation, the long history and wide-spread use of this miracle plant has withstood the test of time, and will good reason!
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June Checklist

June is a blank canvas for the outdoor artist & cool-season muses. Make sure you’re clued-up on how to get down in the June garden here:  https://bit.ly/3fVY7BF
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June in the Garden Checklist for the outdoor artist Gardening Checklist

Consider the June garden as an inviting blank canvas, welcoming you to paint with a rainbow of winter blooms. For your cool-season muse, Life is a Garden has gathered a few vibrant beauts to plant-paint with, as well as some artsy edibles to inspire your soups.
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How to perfect the art of indoor gardening 101 Indoor Gardening

Indoor plants promote good mental health, super Zen vibes, texture, air purification, and something beautiful to appreciate as you go about your day.
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May Checklist

Here’s what to grow and sow in May with some handy maintenance reminders. Make sure you’re clued-up on how to get down in the May garden here:  https://bit.ly/3tH6BC1
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May in the Garden Checklist Gardening Checklist

Be a winter-winner, get your May maintenance in check, sow cool-season seeds, and grow with the flow as we enter our last month of autumn.
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What to do in the April garden?

Check out these tricks of the trade and find out which flowers, herbs, and veggies to grow and sow for a cool-season paradise.
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Fuchsia

Throwing shade at the sun Shade gardening

Gone are the days when shady means barren! This month, Life is a Garden is shedding light on darker spaces with a little shade-spiration to bring all areas of the garden to life.
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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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Protea

April in the Garden Checklist Gardening Checklist

Like the calm before the cool, winter preparations are smooth sailing this month with Life is a Garden’s crisp April checklist.
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March Checklist

How’s them flowers looking? Are you prepped for cool-season crops? Make sure you’re clued-up on how to get down in the March garden here: https://bit.ly/39F2I7W
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March Checklist

March in the Garden Checklist Gardening Checklist

As the last month of summer comes to an end, it’s time to start preparing the garden for autumn and winter growing.
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companion plants

Why your veggies need friends Companion Plants

Companion planting means growing certain plants close together for their mutually beneficial effects, such as pest protection or growth enhancement. Bedding besties allow you to have your cake AND eat it – your desired harvest flourishing gogo-free and eco-friendly with little other effort required from you.
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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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January Checklist

January Checklist

Checkout our FRESH Jan checklist to help you keep those blooms, bushes, veggies, and fruit trees in check. Read more here: https://bit.ly/391uSK2
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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. Remember to give your roses some TLC and maintain your existing crops for an abundant harvest.
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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. Experience for yourself what all the hype is about by starting your own little veggie garden or edible pot.
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