Lavandula angustifolia ‘Mini Blue’
Plant a herbal tea garden
A tea garden can be created in a sunny corner in the garden, between paving squares, in raised beds, in pots, and even in the shape of a teapot. Most herbs need well-drained ...Read more
Want to give something more personal and special this Valentine’s Day? Now’s the perfect time to enjoy the fruits of your labour and spoil that special someone with your homegrown bounty.
Glue pretty paper around an empty tin can, place ...Read more
Attract neighbourhood birds into your garden and enjoy their song all day long – we show you how…
By Marié Esterhuyse
Photographs Francois Oberholster, Christo Lötter and Marié Esterhuyse
Every bird lover dreams of having the perfect garden where feathered friends can make ...Read more
Each season has its own magic – here’s our calendar of fun (and important) things to do in the garden.
• In the winter rainfall regions, now is the time to paint wooden window frames, doors and stoep posts while they’re ...Read more
With pools becoming difficult and costly to maintain in a time of severe water shortage in South Africa, perhaps it’s time to consider filling in your pool.
Ethel Sleith of Johannesburg writes: I’d really like to fill in my gunnite pool ...Read more