Seasonal Gardening

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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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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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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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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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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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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September in the Garden September Check List

September always kicks off with Arbor Week and this year it officially kicks off on Monday 31 August and runs until Friday 4 September.
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New Year, New Garden, New You New beginnings

The New Year is an exciting time when the promise of new beginnings lies ahead of us. It is a time of self-reflection and motivates us to improve our lives.
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Pots of flavour in small spaces Container Gardening

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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Festive escape in your garden An abundance of gifts from your garden

It’s December and gift giving and celebrations are the highlight of the month. This often requires spending time searching for parking spots at busy shopping centres and wandering endlessly through crowded stores in search of the perfect gift to show appreciation to those you love.
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Plants that deter Mosquitos Insect repelling plants

One tell-tale sign that summer is in full swing is the arrival of Mosquitos. These annoying little guys transmit diseases, buzz around your ear, suck your blood and if that’s not enough – they leave an itchy bite.
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Dress up your dinner with edible flowers Edible flowers

Edible flowers can be used to dress up your dinners and add extra flavour to meals. The practice of eating flowers dates as far back as 3000BC, and we are so glad to see it growing in popularity again in households around the globe.
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November in the Garden Get your garden holiday ready

The end of the year is upon us, and with that comes family time and catching up with friends. Whether you are going away for the holidays or staying at home and entertaining – Life is a Garden suggest you get your garden holiday-ready during November.
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Activate your indoor and patio garden senses Scented Garden

The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses – Hanna Rjon. Sensory gardens have been the talk of the town for a while.
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Your entertainment oasis awaits Must Love Gardening

The glorious summer has arrived and South Africans have come out of hibernation to relish in the hot days and warmer evenings.
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October in the Garden Celebrating Gardening

With the 20th of October being ‘Garden Day’ and October being ‘Rose month’ – what an opportune month to celebrate gardening!
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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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