A balanced and rhythmical transition of proteas in an effortless design By Jill Manson Equipment • One large cylinder vase approximately 60cm high and 15cm wide • Floral scissors or secateurs Garden flowers • 7 to 10 stems of Liriope gigantea or similar leaves of liriope plants • 3 to 5 medium sized […]
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Don’t have the space for a stumpery? Try this mini version in a pot! What you need Container of your choice Gravel for drainage Potting soil A piece of driftwood A selection of plants Wire Make sure your container has drainage holes and add a layer of gravel on the bottom to help with drainage. […]
At some point or another when we were younger we all loved seeing and playing with a miniature version of the world we live in. Girls played with doll houses and boys played with train sets and dinky cars. Today the world has changed, but small-scale joy is still seen in villages built out of […]
The rhinoceros beetle, so-named due to its large recurving horn, is a well-known sight in gardens and on farms in Africa.
Most gardeners have tried almost every method available to prevent moles from destroying their gardens and it is common knowledge that some gardeners are still buying special fumigating products, which release toxic gases like aluminium phosphide or carbon bisulphide, from hardware outlets and garden centres.
The way to attract wildlife to your garden is to provide comfortable homes and delicious meals.
All the lovely fragrances of spring waft along as the season gracefully bows in, the heavily scented blooms reminding me of English coffee shops and street kiosks selling great armfuls of flowers.
Flowering bonsai is a vast part of bonsai and not an easy subject to condense into one article. However, I have been asked to touch on the subject, so here goes…
Trim or mow over Perma Edge for a neat, tidy definition of beds, lawns or paths. It is ideal for the separation of any component used in the garden, including stone, soil, gravel, cement, tiles and other hard landscaping. Contact Nikki on 031 791 0162 or 082 908 5111, email@example.com, www.permaedge.co.za
There are many reasons to remove alien vegetation from your garden, but how does one go about it? Mechanical or chemical eradication, or a combination of the two, can help a gardener achieve long term success. Biological control is in the hands of the professionals and they have had some success in controlling certain species […]