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April in the Garden

Folks in South Africa are lucky to have two ‘spring’ seasons every year – the traditional spring in September when plants from the Northern hemisphere flower, and another one in April when many of our own flowers abound.
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March in the garden

Early autumn is like an alternative spring and March is actually the best month to plant new trees and shrubs.
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February in the Garden

Time to play around with heat-hardy plants and containers. Make your way to a GCA nursery today and stock up on commercial soil mixes, drainage chips, decorative pebbles, pots and start playing with lots of funky plants!
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How to grow and get your 5-a-day

Summertime is the most celebratory season of all. The days stretch happily into the night and the sun rises earlier.
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January 2019 in your garden

Another new year, and there are 365 gardening days ahead so let’s get to it, and get up and garden!  
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Create an indoor jungle paradise – with the lovely delicious monster (Monstera deliciosa)

The new style everyone loves for their interiors is a show of exciting jungle leaves.
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December in the Garden

Have a green Festive Season this year by substituting the boring old gifts like soaps and socks, with plants and gardening products that will add lasting value to the lives of loved ones.
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3 ways with strawberries in the garden

Strawberries are one of nature’s most wonderful foods. Filled with antioxidants and lower in sugar than most fruits, they’re a wonderful addition to a healthy balanced diet, especially for growing children.
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November in the Garden

Summer is about colour – everywhere! Old favourites are in full bloom so you need more of them.
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September in the Garden

September in your garden As Margaret Atwood so finely put, “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt”, we couldn’t agree more!
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Glorious Gerbera (Barberton Daisies) in spring

The icy touch of winter is melting away. The blossoms of spring are slowly waking up, answering to the warm call of the changing seasons.
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Beautiful Balcony Gardening in August

With spring on the horizon it’s time to prepare your home and garden for an intense colour invasion.
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August in the Garden

Awesome August has arrived, which means it’s almost time for a spring awakening… You will see on crispy August mornings new mint-green leaves sprouting, and bees and butterflies zooming over swathes of daisies turning their heads to the sun.
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July in the Garden

July in the garden will be cold and dry in some regions and cold and (hopefully) wet in others, but winter can never be boring if we dip into our treasure chest of saucy succulents and splendid shrubs which are dressed in their best right now.
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June in the Garden

The so-called ‘bleakness of a midwinter garden’ is a total myth, as many plants (whether indigenous like aloes, or exotic like camellias), flower with abundance in winter.
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Sexy Spinach

Sexy spinach is not only full of flavour, but full of goodness too!
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May in the Garden

The mild month of May is a perfect time to add new plants to your autumn garden.
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Ideal for Indoors in April – Peace in the Home Sometimes we all just need a little PEACE & QUIET…

Sometimes we all just need a little PEACE & QUIET…
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Get creative in the garden with a teepee trellis

You are never too young to develop your green thumb with a spot of gardening.
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April in the Garden

It’s April gardening – spring bulb planting time, and school holidays again. Put the kids to work and play, with you in the backyard this Easter.
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