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Life is like a box of succulents

It is valentine’s day this month, the perfect day to show someone you love that you care about them.
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February in the Garden

It’s the month of love! Valentine’s day falls in February and while lovers across the land will spend just one day to romance each other, gardeners will take full advantage of summer’s flowering favourites that GCA nurseries will have on offer, to romance their gardens – not only for a day or a month, but well beyond!
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Perfect for the Patio: Heavenly Hibiscus

Heavenly Hibiscus February is the month of love and what better way to say a long and lasting “I love you” than with the gift of a plant for the patio.
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January in the Garden

The new year has arrived with a bang! There are 365 days ahead to grow something, which makes every day a gardening day!
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Holiday activity: Make a beautiful upcycled chair planter!

With the holidays stretching out before us, it is definitely time to get those little hands busy, and what better way to keep busy, than to make something out of nothing, that everyone will enjoy.
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Basil on the Balcony

Basil is one of the most versatile herbs, with different varieties that each offer unique properties and uses.
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A Very Merry DIY: Festive Ornaments for Your Tree

The holiday season is here, and it’s time for fun, festivities and lots of crafts.
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December in the Garden

Do dream of a ‘green’ festive season, as your nearest GCA garden centre will have everything in stock to make your dreams a reality, with festive gifting ideas and foolproof plants to smarten up your yard.
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Festive Ideal for Indoors: Ravishing Festive Amaryllis Bulbs

Of all flowering bulbs, Amaryllis are amongst the easiest and most rewarding to grow and flower – whether indoors or out.
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Healthy Herb for November: Flavourful fennel

Spicy and sweet, fennel is a cook’s dream and a delight for gardeners who love its striking foliage and flowers.
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November in the Garden

Summer’s all about colour… Everywhere! The all-time favourites are in full bloom and you need more of them.
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Round Up Summer Colour

Ask any experienced gardener and they’ll tell you that no garden bed is complete without a representative of this group of annuals bringing their particular brand of hardy good cheer.
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Blazing Colour Spots

Get ready to set your beds alight this November with blazes of pinks, reds, oranges, purples and white with this month’s toughest little bloomer, Vinca.
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Vital Veggie for October: Squashes

Growing perfect squash Squash and pumpkins have been enjoyed on South African dinner tables for centuries.
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October in the Garden

We are excitedly marching off to our nearest GCA garden centre to buy flower and vegetable seedlings, seasonal perennials, groundcovers, ornamental grasses, flowering shrubs, fruit trees, and all the other stalwarts of mid-spring to plant now.
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Kids Activity October: Keep cool with wonderful water gardens

Spring has sprung and the summer sunshine is around the corner. October is the perfect time to have some fun in the sun - it’s time to get up and get gardening with your kiddies.
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What to do about fruit flies

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for October will cause prematurely ripe fruit and vegetables, which rot soon after.
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Summer Show Stoppers

Hailing from around the globe, including several indigenous varieties, Begonias come from a massive genus consisting of more than a thousand species.
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Azaleas on the Balcony

Potted azaleas are a miniature version of the more common, larger, outdoor azalea – Rhododendron simsii.
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