It is hardly an exaggeration to describe broccoli as “the wonder vegetable”. It is the most nutritionally rich of all vegetables and, as everyone knows by now, a major agent in preventing different kinds of cancer and heart disease.
Growing Oriental Veggies
Heading into winter the fresh flavour of Oriental vegetables balances the richness of winter food and are also good sources of sources of vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamins B2 and B6, folic acid, iron, magnesium and calcium.
To enjoy sweet strawberries in spring and early summer, start preparing now.
There are 2 ways to grow strawberries:
From healthy runners, removed from growing established plantsPlanting new strawberry plants obtainable from your favourite GCA garden centreStrawberry plants are usually sold individually and are ideal for planting into vegetable or edible gardens.
The New Year has rung in, the naughty Christmas elves have sown all our clothes at least two sizes smaller and we’ve all got a long list of New Year’s resolutions we’re intending to keep for at least a month or two sitting at the top of our minds.
The Life is a Garden campaign was launched by the South African Nursery Association to promote gardening as the ultimate leisure time hobby in our beautiful country.
The main aim of Life is a Garden is to bring relevant, industry-endorsed information, at the right time of the year, to interested gardeners across Southern Africa. Life is a Garden also supplies gardening editorial to the media across South Africa to assist with the promotion of gardening.
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