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Spotlight on bougainvillea

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

Indigenous Colour For Christmas

December is a festive time of year to appreciate our floral heritage but in times of drought we need to make sure that... 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

What's to love about agapanthus?

What’s to love about agapanthus?

It’s always a good year for aggies. These proudly South African blooms are renowned for brightening up summer gardens... Read More

In praise of proteas

The Cape Floral Kingdom might be the smallest of the world’s six plant kingdoms but it is also the most diverse, with... Read More