Gardening Tips

Winter Gardening Tips

With the cold and rainy weather now in full swing here in the Western Cape. The dry, morning frost covered plateaus of the highveld have also also taken an icy hold. There are a few things to do in the garden that will ensure a stunning garden design in the coming Spring and Summer months. 1. Mowing [...]

By |2017-06-18T10:21:39+02:00May 20th, 2017|Seasons Guide|Comments Off on Winter Gardening Tips

10 Great Tips to Starting Your Own Veggie Garden

The return to a much more wholesome way of eating seems to be taking off in many households, as people become more conscious of where their food comes from and how it gets to your plate. More and more people are choosing to grow their own vegetables, rather than purchasing them from the store. But growing your own [...]

By |2017-01-23T10:54:16+02:00October 3rd, 2016|DIY Garden Guide, Global Greats, Seasons Guide|Comments Off on 10 Great Tips to Starting Your Own Veggie Garden

Gardening Wive’s Tales

Plant and gardening wisdom has been passed down the generations right back from the BC days as far as historians can gather. Theophrastus (371-287 BC), an Ancient Greek philosopher who worked with Aristotle and Plato, known as the “father of botany”, wrote ‘Inquiry into Plants’ and ‘On the Causes of Plants’, creating the first systematic [...]

By |2017-01-23T10:55:48+02:00July 25th, 2016|DIY Garden Guide, Garden Design Tips|Comments Off on Gardening Wive’s Tales

18 Tips To Create Your Own Veggie Garden

Spring has sprung and summer is upon us, finally. Which means it is time to be inspired and get stuck into your veggie garden. September and October are traditionally the best months in the Cape for sowing seeds and transplanting seedlings from trays into the veggie garden, but with the seasons a little late this [...]