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A garden for all seasons
Viewed 7043 times since Tue, Oct 29, 2013
A garden for all seasons by Anna Celliers Understated elegance and old world charm is part and parcel of this large town garden, which surrounds an old dwelling that used to be part of a farm called Lemoenkloof, in Paarl. The wonderful... Read More
A walk to remember
Viewed 760 times since Mon, May 5, 2014
A walk to remember It is easy to create a flowery walkway if you know what to plant at ground level; we analyzed this lovely setting to get you started. The climbing Iceberg roses are already... Read More
Clever fixes
Viewed 4065 times since Fri, May 9, 2014
Clever fixes Some areas in a garden can be really tricky. Here’s an ideal planting plan for a bed that gets full sun on half its length and and semishade on the other half: Festuca glauca ‘Silver Eyecatch’ for the sunny area... Read More
Courtyard Gardens of Damascus
Viewed 7760 times since Fri, Aug 31, 2012
Courtyard Gardens of Damascus When the Muslims first entered Persia 14 centuries ago, they discovered a sophisticated garden culture that had its origins in ancient Egypt. Paintings in Egyptian tombs depict walled gardens criss-crossed with... Read More
Designing with aromatic plants
Viewed 14137 times since Tue, Oct 29, 2013
Designing with aromatic plants When the subject of fragrance is discussed we gardeners tend to think about the familiar, sweetly-scented flowering climbers and shrubs, and we sometimes forget there is a large group of aromatic plants that guard... Read More
Garden therapy for those with special needs
Viewed 8942 times since Fri, Sep 27, 2013
Garden therapy for those with special needs A garden can help restore hope, reduce stress and promote a feeling of wellbeing, even for those whose eyesight if failing. By Joan Wright Research has shown that when people are in close... Read More