Welcome to Lonehill Media

Lonehill Media has, for 20 years, been pioneers in delivering gold standard gardening and DIY content through our print and digital magazines.  Our monthly titles The Gardener and Die Tuinier are currently the only dedicated gardening magazines in South Africa, and they are supported by our Grow to Eat, Let’s Braai, Kom ons Braai and Open Gardens of South Africa seasonal magazines.  Led by gardening guru Tanya Visser, we are passionate about creating content that is inspirational, informative and practical for readers to enjoy.

And that’s not all, we also inspire through our digital channels, social media and videos that encourage a host of gardening, DIY and outdoor enthusiasts to get out there and get their hands dirty. We assist brands and businesses in showcasing their products and services through innovative educational content for their own channels or for promotion on ours.

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We publish the following magazines and distribute them through major outlets throughout South African and its neighbouring countries. We also provide our magazines in a digital magazine format for readers and subscribers to enjoy on their smart devices or desktops.

Our Titles
The Gardener Magazine, monthly
Die Tuinier Tydskrif, monthly
Grow to Eat Magazine, seasonal three-times a year (Autumn/Winter, Spring and Summer)
Let’s Braai, annually in Spring/Summer
Kom ons Braai, annually in Spring/Summer
Open Gardens of South Africa, annually in Spring

Website  www.thegardener.co.za
Welcome to the home of a wealth of blogs to help make you a better gardener. Explore the depths of our treasure trove to find blogs on all things gardening including planting recipes, cooking recipes from our Grow to Eat, Let’s Braai and Kom ons Braai magazines, as well as a wide variety of articles about plants, gardening, and DIYs.

Social Media
Our brands have their own Facebook and Instagram pages which we use to share plant information and gardening tips as well as in-season articles and much more. We also curate client’s social media platforms to assist with growing their own following on the various platforms.

Tanya Visser:  https://www.facebook.com/TanyaVisserGardener/
The Gardener: https://www.facebook.com/TheGardenerMag/
Die Tuinier: https://www.facebook.com/DieTuinier/
Grow to Eat: https://www.facebook.com/GrowToEatMag
Let’s Braai & Kom ons Braai: https://www.facebook.com/LetsBraaiMag/
Open Gardens of South Africa: https://www.facebook.com/opengardensofsouthafrica/

Tanya Visser: https://www.instagram.com/tanyavisserza/
The Gardener & Die Tuinier: https://www.instagram.com/thegardenermag/
Grow to Eat: https://www.instagram.com/growtoeatmag/
Let’s Braai & Kom ons Braai: https://www.instagram.com/letsbraaimag/
Open Gardens of South Africa: https://www.instagram.com/opengardenssa/

The Gardener Masterclass
The Gardener Masterclass, hosted by Tanya Visser, is streamed live on Facebook and GardenTube, once per month.  Viewers can watch Tanya delve into a different topic each month, sharing her top tips and tricks.  There is also an opportunity for viewers to interact live with Tanya and ask her topic related questions.  The monthly Masterclass remains permanently on our platforms, so viewers have an opportunity to catch up on the Masterclass in case they weren’t able to view it live.

For advertisers, there are a variety of marketing opportunities allowing your brand to be featured and showcased by Tanya, during the Masterclass.

Visit us on our Youtube channel GardenTube https://www.youtube.com/@TanyaVisserTheGardener to learn about all aspects of gardening from soil prep and planting, to garden design, colour pairing and even how to make DIYs for your garden.

Advertise with us!
We offer print and digital advertising campaigns which include exposure on all of our platforms. Contact us should you wish to promote your product or business on any of our platforms. Email  tessa@thegardener.co.za, WhatsApp 072 5445362, or call Tessa our Sales Rep 031 0030940. Should you wish us to create video content for your brand, contact Tessa on  tessa@thegardener.co.za or via WhatsApp 072 5445362, or call Tessa our Sales Rep 031 0030940.

Do you want to stock our magazine?
Our magazines are sold at major and independent outlets nationwide. These include all the major retail groups like Spar, Woolworths, Checkers etc and at garden shops, nurseries, Builders stores and some forecourts. If you are interested in selling our magazines at your nursery or shop, please email us accounts@thegardener.co.za

Contact Details

General Enquiries
Nokuthula Zuma, 031 003 0940, info@thegardener.co.za

Subscription Enquiries
Chané Taylor or Nokuthula Zuma, 031 003 0940, subs@thegardener.co.za, WhatsApp 061 866 7780

Advertising Enquiries
Tessa Cadman, 072 544 5362, tessa@thegardener.co.za

Video Creation Enquiries
Tessa Cadman, 072 544 5362, tessa@thegardener.co.za

The Gardener