Winter

Citrus Lemon ‘Eureka’ (Citrus limon)

Description/characteristics of the plant: • An attractive fruit tree that bears multiple crops throughout the year with the main crop being produced in winter.
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Aloe Sea Urchin™ var. ‘ANDsea’ PBR

Vibrant orange flowers on short stems in late winter. Sculptural plants with succulent leaves.
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Rhododendrons, azaleas (Rhododendron x hybrids) An attractive shrub, native to Japan

An attractive shrub, native to Japan
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Spanish Lavender (Lavandula stoechas. ‘Blueberry Ruffles’)

Lavandula is the genus name for what we all know as Lavender. A wonderful hardy plant that is actually related to the mint family and is mostly endemic to countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.
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Promise in a Pot Series – Container gardening: The secrets to success

No garden? No problem! Do you dream of a beautiful, blooming garden, but you don't have space?
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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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Sweet, Sweet Alyssum

Sweet alyssum (Lobularia maritima) is one of the gardener’s most faithful allies, providing welcome year round colour with minimal fuss.
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Strawberries (Fragaria × ananassa)

Who can resist the juicy, sweet, bright fruit of a strawberry? They are always delicious regardless of where they are served.
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Aloe Ice Cream

This small Aloe has attractive bi-coloured pink to creamy white flowers.  It is a medium to fast growing Aloe.
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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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The magic of indoor plants

Winter is a great time to focus your ‘gardening’ attention inside your home (where it’s warmer!) and consciously relook indoor plants.
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The magic of home-grown vegetables

Spend the holidays in the garden making an easy-harvest potato planter There is nothing more rewarding than eating crops you’ve produced in your own backyard.
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The Rose of Winter (Camellia japonica)

A beautiful elegant shrub with dark green glossy foliage. Mature plant size may vary due to growing conditions and climate, ±4m x 3m.
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Celebrating Father’s Day – Hands-on and Outdoors

Perfect for those who enjoy sitting in the garden or gathering round dad’s braai, the grass pot-stool will keep your children excited to be seated!
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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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The Mirror Bush (Coprosma repens ‘Pacific Sunrise’)

Glossy and almost polished leaves denote that this plant is often referred to as the mirror bush.
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Water Wise Watch: August

This month in Water Wise We are moving towards the end of winter and the start of my favourite season of the year - spring!
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What to do about mole crickets

Symptoms Our “gogga” of the month for August (the mole cricket) makes unevenly raised burrows in the lawn and/or patches of dying grass What does this mean for me/my plants?
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Cheerfully Pretty

If you are like many, living a hectic lifestyle with precious little time to potter around the garden, then Petunias are for you.
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