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Tell Jack Frost to get lost!

Get your garden ready for winter with our top tips for avoiding frost damage and helping your plants survive.

Garden trends 2022

The current work from home trend (let’s hope it’s not a passing fad) has inspired new garden trends as homeowners look to spruce up their gardens while spending more time at home. Let’s explore some exciting garden trends for the year ahead.

Don’t leave it too late

Social distancing needn’t stop you getting outside and enjoying your garden. There are lots of things you can do now (while the weather is still very pleasant) to prepare for the colder weather to come.  It’s called fall for a reason  Raking up leaves is a great way to exercise while you can’t go to […]

Outdoor games for kids

Are you struggling to get the kids away from digital screens and out of the house, even on a beautiful, sunny day? Here is a suggestion. Teach them how to play some all-time favourite outdoor games! 1. Apple bobbing Fill a large bucket with water and put apples in it. The apples will float to […]

Townhouse Gardening

Townhouse Garden

Limited space doesn’t mean limited creativity; follow these tips to make the most out of your townhouse garden. You may not be blessed with a huge outdoor space but, that should not prevent you from trying out your green fingers. Look no further, we have all the ideas (and supplies) you need to make your […]

Get your garden spring ready

With spring bringing people together, with more braais by the swimming pool, there is nothing more unsightly than seeing a garden as brown and depressing as a cold winter’s day. There are many different ways to get your garden spring ready and to make it more aesthetically pleasing.   To make your garden lusciously green […]

How to build a Zen garden

Have you ever wondered how to build a Zen garden in your backyard? The act of recreating the peaceful atmosphere of a Zen garden within the bounds of your own backyard is just as rewarding as ensconcing within its tranquillity afterwards. In recreating your own Zen garden, you will come to appreciate the philosophy therein.   While there […]

All-year round flower garden

Flowers have an empathetic aura which just lifts a person’s spirits. Plus, taking care of them distracts from stress. This is why every garden needs flowers and, if you provide the correct tender loving care, you will always have a beautiful bright flowered garden to relax in.   Taking care of flowers is fun, especially […]