Seasonal Gardening

December Checklist

Host the ones you love with our December Checklist. The whole family is welcomed in the super-fun summer garden. Plant, decorate, and accessorise here!
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The super-fun summer garden December Checklist

It’s holiday season, and a jolly good reason to celebrate! Live life to the fullest surrounded by the ones you love and a gorgeous garden to host them all in.
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Glamorous Flowers in November

Make sure you know what to grow for extra pizzazze this spring. Remember to prune your leucospermums, buchus, ericas and proteas now as you head off into the garden for your sowing extravaganza.
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Life is a Garden

Goeie Goggas and Glam Growing November Checklist

How delicious it is to be in full spring swing! The November garden is a thrilling spectacle of goeie goggas and the perfect season to begin glam growing.
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What to do once your aloes have bloomed

The sensational aloe show is over, what now? Here’s what do once your beloved aloes have bloomed to ensure they’re prepped and ready for their next vibrant parade.Once
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Make your spring garden blush

These top 5 raging rose varieties are kicking up a storm. Are you stocked? Experience October bliss to the fullest with the best edibles, plants, and lawn maintenance.
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Garden Day

October Outdoor Eco-Celebration October Checklist

Rev up and rejoice – it’s time to motor in October! Garden Day is on Sunday the 17th, giving you the perfect reason to host a little outdoor eco-celebration - #gardenyay.
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Spring Zing September Checklist

The season that needs no introduction – it can only be SPRING! This is an exciting time for gardeners filled with blossoms, blooms, and renewed beauty after the winter.
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Spring Zing September Checklist

The season that needs no introduction – it can only be spring! This is an exciting time for gardeners filled with blossoms, blooms, and renewed beauty after the winter.
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Life is a Garden - Trees in pots

Trees in pots for the small garden

Life is a Garden! But we know that not all backyards can accommodate large trees. Lucky for all the small space and patio gardeners, this month we’re going back to basics with trees in pots!
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Indigenous South Africa

Our local lovelies are bred for SA’s climate and attract a glorious variety of wildlife.
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August Checklist

We’re crazy for daisies and getting the garden ready for a Springtime show. August is blowing in some extra special blooms in gorgeous hues for every mood for more read here: https://bit.ly/3rD79IZ
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August in the Garden Checklist An extraordinary, rewarding August

With the great winds of change upon us, dare we say the smell of spring approaches! All your hard work this winter will soon pay off as August comes to reward the garden with extraordinary blooms in gorgeous hues for every mood.
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Cutting-HEDGE Technology

A good hedge goes a long way, especially in terms of privacy, decoration, and formal landscaping. There is a dazzling variety of handy and handsome hedges that will help to highlight, conceal, and even protect your garden.
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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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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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