Winter

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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Gardenia (Gardenia cinderella)

Botanical Name: Gardenia Cinderella This Gardenia has a smaller leaf and the flower is just as beautiful and fragrant yet it flowers more than once.
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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!)
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