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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

Collecting rainwater in your garden

Collecting rainwater in your garden

Heading into (what should be) the wetter season and with the drought still top of mind, now is the perfect time to... Read More

Drought-tolerant vs. Indigenous Plants

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

Festive Flowers

Festive Flowers

  Get your garden up to speed for the summer festive season by festive shades of red, white and green that will add... 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

Gardening tools

Gardening tools for green fingers

Whether you’re an old hand in the garden or about to embark on a new gardening venture, green fingers are only half... Read More

Get the best out of our bonsai

Get the best out of your bonsai

The art of bonsai has been around for well over a thousand years. It first began around the year 700 AD, when the... Read More

How and why to celebrate Arbour Week | Stodels Garden Centre

Why do we celebrate Arbour Week?

In September we celebrate Arbour Day and Arbour Week in South Africa – a time to plant trees and pay special... Read More

Growing citrus trees | Stodels Garden Centre

How to grow citrus trees

Brighten up your winter garden with the brilliant neon colours of citrus fruits. Apart from being edible and rich in... Read More

Indigenous garden colour ideas | Stodels Garden Centre

Indigenous garden colour ideas

The abundance of spring can be seen on the slopes, in fields and in our gardens in South Africa. The countryside is... Read More

How to grow and care for roses | Stodels Garden Centre

How to grow breathtaking roses

If a classic English garden is what you’re after, it simply isn’t complete without a few sweet-scented rose... Read More