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
Keep your garden colourful in January: add layers of mulch to retain moisture in the soil, feed your plants to promote healthy growth and remove spent flowers.
Instead of seeing shade as a problem, think of it as a welcome escape ...Read more
With SA experiencing its worst drought in years, and considering that swimming pools are one of the biggest consumers of domestic water (pools and gardens alone can account for up to 60%), there can be no excuses for not covering ...Read more