Vertical wall planter Create a wall planter with intriguing angles to best display your potted plants.

Vertical wall planter Create a wall planter with intriguing angles to best display your potted plants.…

Why use lawn dressing?

Why use lawn dressing? Lawn dressing is sterilised fine bark or a mixture of washed sand…

How to prevent weeds, mole rats, insects, fungal from damaging the lawn?

Beware the lawn foe Warmer weather will be an invitation to weeds, insects and parasites to…

The rose of the month is the miniature climbing rose ‘Red Midinette’, which produces clusters of bright red miniature blooms against glossy green leaves

Red Midinette Do not be misled by the miniature classification; this feisty little climber spreads up…

Bulbs are mysterious storage organs that could be influenced by the seasons and water to produce the very weird and terrific blossoms, and one such summer bulb has to be the white spider lily (Hymenocallis)

Itsy, bitsy SPIDER… Bulbs are mysterious storage organs that could be influenced by the seasons and…

How to plant and maintain Ficus in the house?

Ficus ‘Starlight’ Desire a tree indoors? Decide on a Ficus benjamina’Starlight’. This is a crying fig…

For patches of vibrant colour on your rock garden or gravel garden, or as a foreground boundary, plant Portulaca ‘Rio Grande’

Rugged vibrancy For patches of vibrant colour on your rock garden or gravel garden, or as…

Succulents experience three life stages: growth, rest and flowering

Feeding the fatties We tend to think that Mother Nature has obviously bestowed all succulent plants…

Gasterias, also called forest oxtongues, are aloe lookalikes and therefore are mostly native to the warmer regions of South Africa.

Gasterias, also called forest oxtongues, are aloe lookalikes and therefore are mostly native to the warmer…

Join us for a virtual tour of Izolda’s Orchid House

Join us for a virtual tour of Izolda’s Orchid House What began as a humble greenhouse…

Staking and reblooming delphiniums

Staking and reblooming delphiniums Delphiniums grow really tall and become top-heavy when in blossom. Because the…

Macramé décor and potholders diy making method

30-minute hanging potholder The 70’s are back in vogue, and with that comes macramé. Macramé décor…

Should you enjoy a white or’moonlight’ backyard in addition to flower arranging, it’d be profitable to contact a few Ornithogalum bulbs.

Pristine chincherinchee Should you enjoy a white or’moonlight’ backyard in addition to flower arranging, it’d be…

How to propagate strawberry asexually?

Grow more strawberries Your strawberry patch ought to be growing and fruiting lushly today, but another…

How to train and prune vine tomatoes?

How to train and prune vine tomatoes? Ndeterminate tomatoes, also known as vine tomatoes, have a…

Daylilies are really prolific, despite the fact that the individual flowers only last for 24 hours. Members of this genus Hemerocallis (daylily) have been hybridised extensively, and the ones that are offered for us to plant today are largely evergreen and easy to nurture, rapidly growing into thick clumps.

The 24-hour flower Daylilies are really prolific, despite the fact that the individual flowers only last…

How to cultivate Bedding plants?

Annuals with Caution Bedding crops are those tiny yearly or biennial wonders out there in seedling…

Dierama pendulum, popularly called fairy bell, wandflower and angel fishing pole, is endemic to the Eastern Cape and is loved for its slim, wand-like stalks with pendulous, pink belllike blossoms.

Dierama pendulum, popularly called fairy bell, wandflower and angel fishing pole, is endemic to the Eastern…

Make an edible patio with herbs

Make an edible patio with herbs 5 Strategies for patio herbs•Herbs need sunshine, but in midsummer…

How to plant baby vegies?

Small growing baby veggies Baby vegetables aren’t just trendy in the gourmet point of view. For…

Pets in the garden

Most pet owners are conscious of the importance of pet-safe gardening — avoiding toxic plants, fencing…

Fuchsias are often known as the ballerinas of the flower world. Delightful varieties with masses of dainty blooms will turn your terrace, balcony and shade garden into a concert of summer colour. There are thousands of forms available, as well as clubs, societies and yearly shows devoted purely to them.

Fuchsias are often known as the ballerinas of the flower world. Delightful varieties with masses of…