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Gabions Are Way More Than Just Simple Rocks In A Box!

Gabions Are Way More Than Just Simple Rocks In A Box!

Do you want to add some drama and raw appeal to your garden? Gabions can do just that. Stone and rock have long been part of our human experience and the natural language of the earth. When you add them to your outdoor living space, they not only...

Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung

Spring has officially sprung and now is the time of the year to get stuck into your garden, in particular in regards to adding new flora to your garden. This article is going to cover what you should be doing in your garden over the next two months as well as some suggestions of what to add to our garden.

How To Build A Fire Pit In Your Garden

How To Build A Fire Pit In Your Garden

Staying warm while still using and enjoying your garden space in Winter can be challenging with all the cold rain and freezing temperatures. Having a fire pit in the garden is one way to prolong an evening outdoors around a cosy fire with good company or just you and the stars above. Here we give you some DIY ideas on how to build a fire pit in your garden as well as some amazing images of what is possible!

Shrubs as architectural focus points in the garden

Shrubs as architectural focus points in the garden

Today’s blog is list of plants, shrubs and trees which can be used as architectural form plants to create an eye catching piece in your garden. By adding a couple of carefully chosen plants, trees and shrubs one can go far to increasing the appeal of your garden and adding interest and dimension. Turn dull uniform areas, into modern, jaw dropping show ‘pieces’.

Ultimate How-to Guide For Companion Planting in the Garden

Ultimate How-to Guide For Companion Planting in the Garden

It’s now a well-known fact that certain plants grow better when planted near to each other as they improve each other’s well-being and protect each other from attack by insect pests. Now this is the kind of gardening I like, letting Nature lead the way and do the work!

Child Safety in The Garden

Child Safety in The Garden

Every year, many children are rushed to the hospital due to accidents that occur in the home and garden. Checking your garden is safe for the littlest members of your family is important and here are some tips and advice for making yours as safe as possible.

Helpful Garden Tips for March

Helpful Garden Tips for March

The climate starts cooling down and in particular night temperatures go down. So this is the time of the year when you still practice summer maintenance but at the same time start planting and preparing for cooler climate gardening.

Garden Woes – Weeds & CutWorms

Garden Woes – Weeds & CutWorms

If you’re a gardener, you know that weeds, cutworms, and other pests can wreak havoc on your plants. But there are ways to fight back! Here are some tips for dealing with these common garden problems.

Garden Design Tips For The Birds

Garden Design Tips For The Birds

With summer in full swing and your summer garden design coming along nicely. Let’s think about the birds that are attracted to your garden!

West Coast Garden Style: How To Garden By The Beach

West Coast Garden Style: How To Garden By The Beach

Summer is in full swing, but the deserved year-end holiday is still a few weeks away. And I’m in the office just dreaming of where I would rather be…on a beach, in the sun, not far from home with mussels for lunch and fish potjie for supper. Well, then why not let’s look at the West Coast of the Southern Cape and discover what makes West Coast garden style and the garden plants and elements you will need for gardening by the beach.

How To Grow An Awesome Vegetable Garden – 17 Helpful Tips

How To Grow An Awesome Vegetable Garden – 17 Helpful Tips

If you have a green thumb and some space to spare, why not start your own veggie garden? You can grow just about anything in a backyard garden, from tomatoes and peppers to carrots and potatoes. All you need is our 17 tips, and a little patience. So get out there and start planting!

DYI Rain Chain – How To Create Your Own

DYI Rain Chain – How To Create Your Own

So what is a rain chain anyway? Rain chains were first used in commercial buildings and modern houses to get rid of the need for downpipes connected to roof gutters. Instead of the rain water being channelled down a sometimes ugly-looking downpipe, the rain runs off the roof

Fynbos Garden Designing – Your Ultimate How To Guide

Fynbos Garden Designing – Your Ultimate How To Guide

We are extremely fortunate in South Africa to be living in a country with one of the highest biodiversity ratings in the world. In South Africa we have approximately 23,000 unique plant species, compared with Europe with approximately 10,000.

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Make Use of Autumn Leaves

5 Eco-Friendly Ways to Make Use of Autumn Leaves

If you live in an area with deciduous trees, you can make use of the fallen leaves by using them as mulch or compost. You can also rake them up and use them as decoration in your yard or home. There are many ways to make use of autumn leaves, so get creative!

Home Composting – How to Make it at Home

Home Composting – How to Make it at Home

All living things, including green plants, have the same basic needs as us! Food, Water, Air and Protection against the elements. In nature, plant food is found in the soils they are growing in, and so it makes sense that if that food is of poor quality, the plant will not thrive.

8 Low-Cost Ways to Enhance Your Garden

8 Low-Cost Ways to Enhance Your Garden

With summer in full swing, we bear witness to a multitude of green coloured plants sprouting everywhere! We can all agree that with the current cost of living, we have to make smart choices in our “gardening budgets.”

7 Garden Design Tips for Small Spaces

7 Garden Design Tips for Small Spaces

The desire to maximise a small space for many different functions and can often cause one to try and cram too much into a small space, creating a rather messy and cluttered feel.

Edible Plants & Ornamental Plants – How To Combine Them

Edible Plants & Ornamental Plants – How To Combine Them

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 exactly about this.

Winter gardening woes & how to solve them

Winter gardening woes & how to solve them

When it comes to gardening, winter can be a tough time of year. The cold weather can make it difficult to get out and tend to your garden, and the shorter days means there’s less sunlight for your plants to grow. But there are ways to overcome these winter gardening woes and here are our top tips.

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