Responsible Gardening

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Unearth The Heart Of Dirt

Find out more here!A healthy plant begins with the right soil combo, let’s unpack the different types. For more greenspiration and seasonal gardening tips visit us on lifeisagarden.co.za or check out our social pages @lifeisagardensa
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Go Getter Grasses Find out more here!

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Biodiversity in the Garden – organisms that fly and crawl.

Discover just how much potential your garden has for life and a plethora of species.
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Totally Terrific Transpiration – Find out why it is important!

learn why transpiration is to be paid more attention to and why it is beneficial to understand its importance!
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Shothole Borer Beetle – an Ecological Tragedy Gogga of the Month Shot Hole Borer Beetle

Life is a Garden has some essential information to share this month. The shot hole borer beetle, known also as Euwallacea fornicates, is a huge threat to South African biodiversity and our gardens are certainly no exception.
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Dragonflies in the garden Eco Warriors Dragonflies

You know summer’s in swing when the dragonflies come out to play! These glorious goggas are in fact not dangerous at all and are actually superb pest controllers with a most captivating twist.
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A War on Weeds Weeds in the Garden

Gardening is so exciting, isn’t it? Equipped with all this knowledge, it’s time to have a peaceful, but victorious war against the weeds!
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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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Friendly Frogs Gogga of the Month September

Did you know? Frogs in the garden are fantastic solutions for insect control and are actually a sign that your backyard ecosystem is well balanced.
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Scale on Aloes White scale invasion on Aloes

White Aloe Scale is a pesky and resilient species of armoured scale insect.
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Gogga of the Month – Spiders This month, we’re all about celebrating spiders!

This month, we’re all about celebrating spiders! When we think about these little arachnids in our homes, some of us tend to resort to certain squishing tendencies.
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Water Wise Watch: December 2019

This month at Water Wise A season to be jolly! The festive season is here and the excitement is already in the air.
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Water Wise Watch: November 2019

This month at Water Wise We are well into summer and the temperatures are soaring, with little rain in sight at the moment. 
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Water Wise Watch: October 2019

This month at Water Wise As we enter October, a month after Arbor Day celebrations, the trees that were planted during Arbor Day will be acclimatizing with the new season and will start producing new buds and flowers.
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Water Wise Watch: September 2019

This month at Water Wise Tshepiso Community Workshop One of Water Wise's mandate is to educate different stakeholders (internal and external) on water conservation and how this knowledge can be cascaded into daily activities at home or at work.
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Water Wise Watch: August 2019

This month at Water Wise As we enter August, temperatures start rising, the sun rises earlier, and the end of winter is in sight.
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Water Wise Watch: July 2019

This month at Water Wise The Eco-Logic Awards is an event where individuals and companies are recognized and celebrated for their progressive contribution towards a sustainable world.
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Water Wise Watch: June 2019

This month at Water Wise Hello winter! As winter slowly creeps in, some of us are loving it while some want it to end already.
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Water Wise Watch: May 2019

This month at Water Wise   'Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health' International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) is an annual event that takes place on 22 May.
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How to deal with scale on indoor plants

Tan or brown oval insects with a hard shell can sometimes infect the stems and undersides of the leaves of indoor plants.
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