How to combine edibles & ornamentals in your garden

Over the years we have written many articles regarding edible herb, vegetable and fruit gardening. We also covered ornamental gardening and landscaping. Never have we written about these two gardening worlds and principles, meeting and becoming one. This blog will be...

Winter gardening woes and how to solve them

We are now at the beginning of our winter months and with the season change, we as gardeners face new challenges in our garden – from the weather itself to the pests and fungi that become prevalent in the winter months. We’re sharing some tips to help solve some of...

Proteaceae 101: A step-by-step guide to growing them successfully

The mighty Proteaceae! Indigenous to the Cape Floristic Kingdom and exported worldwide for their magnificent long-lasting flowers and bracts. Proteas and plants within the Proteaceae family are not a rare sight here in the Western Cape, where they thrive growing in...