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growing your own vygies

Spotlight on vygies

The vygie plant, or Mesembryanthemums, are truly South Africa’s most colourful group. Their silky-textured flowers... Read More

tree sapling care

How to care for your tree sapling

It’s National Arbour Week on 3–9 September 2018 and we’re celebrating the importance of trees. Among many other... Read More

THE TOP 5 REASONS TO PLANT INDIGENOUS SOUTH AFRICAN PLANTS

Gardens planted with exotic plants can be resource-intensive and high maintenance, requiring frequent watering, weeding... Read More

EDIBLE INDIGENOUS SOUTH AFRICAN PLANTS

Food foraging is a global trend that is finding its way into news stories, restaurants and our everyday eating. Edible... Read More

HOW TO IDENTIFY A WATER-WISE PLANT

When planning a water-wise garden, the main objective is to create a space that is both attractive yet thrives with... Read More

DROUGHT-TOLERANT VS. INDIGENOUS PLANTS

Local may be lekker, but not all indigenous plants are good options to grow in your garden during the drought. When... Read More