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Potted herb garden

Potted herb garden

There are many great reasons to incorporate herb gardening into your outdoor area. For one, they’re great to use in... Read More

Marvellous Mint

Marvellous Mint

Mint is one of the easiest herbs to grow, making it the perfect choice for those wishing to start a herb garden in a... Read More

Grow Your Own Lavender

Grow Your Own Lavender

Every garden should have a lavender bush – they’re easy to grow, waterwise and incredibly rewarding. But did you... Read More



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


Nasturtiums are very easy to grow and will thrive in even the poorest garden soil, where nothing else will grow.... Read More

A-Z of Herbs and Veggies

A-Z of Herbs and Veggies

  Anise is a natural insect repellent. Add it to bread and pasta dishes for wonderful flavour and use it when cooking... Read More

Herbs – Your First Aid Kit

Herbs - Your First Aid Kit Herbs have been used for centuries for their potent healing powers. Here are a few herbs... Read More


Coriander Coriander is a staple ingredient in Indian and Thai cuisine. Both the leaves (sometimes called cilantro or... Read More

Lemon Thyme

Lemon Thyme Lemon thyme is a sweetly scented evergreen herb with a mild citrus flavour. It grows to a height of 20 to... Read More


Sorrel Sorrel is an easy-to-grow perennial herb with lush green foliage. It is similar in taste to kiwi fruit and sour,... Read More


Basil Every herb garden should have a basil plant or two. The good news is that this traditionally annual herb is now... Read More

Sweet Basil

Sweet Basil If you’re a food fanatic then there’s no excuse not to have a basil plant in your garden. This... Read More


Chervil Chervil is one of those mystery restaurant ingredients. You know the type – those things you see on a menu... Read More


Lemongrass Lemongrass is an essential ingredient in Thai cooking and also adds a delicious lemony flavour to ice cream,... Read More

Flat-leaf Parsley

Flat-leaf Parsley In South Africa, most of us are familiar with the curly parsley that is used to garnish a variety of... Read More


Garlic Autumn is the ideal time to plant nature’s most potent medicine. The humble garlic bulb has a host of... Read More