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6 low-maintenance plants for the first-time gardener | Stodels Nursery

6 low-maintenance plants for the first-time gardener

Whether you’re starting out gardening for the first time or just time-strapped, this list of low-maintenance garden... Read More

Kids’ DIY gumboot garden | Stodels Nursery

Kids’ DIY gumboot garden

Unlock your kids’ creativity with a little garden fun. This DIY for kids will encourage them to get stuck into the... Read More

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

preparing for spring season gardening

Preparing to garden in spring

After a long, cold winter, we’re all itching to get back into the garden come spring! Before you break out your... Read More

Fertilising indoor plants

The importance of fertilising indoor plants is often overlooked, but regular feeding is essential for healthy,... Read More


The cyclamen is a popular houseplant – its vibrant flowers and interesting leaves make a striking addition to the... Read More

Spotlight on garlic

Late autumn to early winter is the ideal time to plant garlic. An essential element of cuisine across the globe, this... Read More

Prune your plants during winter

Many plants benefit from a general pruning during the colder months. Because dense growth makes it very difficult for... Read More

Indoor plants for a good night’s sleep

There are a variety of plants that not only bring life to your living spaces, but also have amazing relaxing and... Read More

How to plant a cheerful window box

Autumn is the ideal time to plant a window box. Fill it with vibrant winter-flowering annuals or spring-flowering bulbs... Read More

Guide to growing flower bulbs

Guide to growing flower bulbs

Spring bulbs are available in garden centres from the end of March until the end of April. They might not look like... Read More

Get your garden winter ready

The drought may have been thwarting your efforts for a thriving garden, but now is the perfect time to get some work... Read More

Spotlight on bougainvillea

Bougainvillea is a drought-tolerant, water-wise flowering plant that will deliver an explosion of colour throughout... Read More

10 ways to revamp your garden

Winter is the ideal period to reassess your garden design as it is stripped down to its bare bones. You also won’t be... Read More

Save water with mulching

Mulch is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to save water, especially during these extreme weather conditions.... Read More