Repotting houseplants

Repotting Houseplants

To prevent your plants from being under-supplied, they should be re-potted at regular intervals. The new pot should be... Read More



Sage (scientific name salvia officinalis) comes from the Latin word “salvare”, which means “to cure”. It’s a... Read More


Marvelous mulch

Mulch is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to save water in your garden. Although it may not look or sound... Read More

Grow your own beetroot-Stodels

Grow your own Beetroot

Beetroot is one of the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden. It’s also very versatile as it can be eaten fresh,... Read More

Waterwise Indoor Plants_Stodels

Water wise indoor plants

Every plant requires a certain amount of care, but some can put up with (or even prefer) minimal tending. These... Read More

water-wise gardening

3 steps for water wise gardening

Step One: Get water to your plants Use water wisely by getting the water directly to the plants, where they need it. ... Read More


Gardening Resolutions

Often we make resolutions that are too difficult to stick to. So this year, why not commit to these simple gardening... Read More


Grow your own veggies from seeds

If you’ve never grown your own veggies before, now’s the time to start. It’s cost effective, incredibly rewarding... Read More

Gardening in shady spots

Gardening in shady spots

Feeling frustrated because nothing will grow in the shadier parts of your garden? Don’t despair… many plants... Read More

Meet the indigenous eco-warrior: Spekboom

Meet the indigenous eco-warrior: Spekboom

If you’ve been looking for a hassle-free indigenous shrub to plant, look no further than the humble Portulacaria afra... Read More