A South African designed took the Singapore Golden Show by storm with his creative show garden. Thunderclouds roll over the dry savannahs, lightning … Read More about African Thunder
This Month’s Featured Articles
Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes are not a run-of-the- mill veggie where you just buy a packet of seeds, sow them and watch them grow. No, for sweet potatoes you … Read More about Sweet Potatoes
Late spring and early summer is when plant growth is most rapid and vigorous, which is why many hedges and topiaries require regular pruning at this time of year to … Read More about Pruning hedges and topiaries
An olive, to many, is no more than a humble lump at the bottom of a martini… Olives have oiled the wheels of civilization since Jericho built walls and ancient … Read More about Olive Trees
Now is the time for ‘the spring treatment’ or ‘spring scarifying’, which are the horticultural terms for giving the lawn a low cut, a firm raking or scraping, … Read More about Go for a green lawn!
Gladiolus are known for their tall elegance in a garden bed, and as Australian TV personality Dame Edna Everage’s favourite flower, which she calls ‘gladdies’ and … Read More about Potted Glads
Irrigation hoses – why choose them? So you thought you knew everything there was to know about garden hoses? Time to increase your repertoire by understanding … Read More about Irrigation hoses
Understanding the Signs & Symptoms of Stressed Plants by Jenny Slabber A crying new-born baby is bewildering to inexperienced parents, only till we … Read More about Are your plants stressed?