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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]