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3 November 2015, 08:52am
Gardening good for mind and body
Gardening good for mind and body

Just half an hour of gardening results in immediate health benefits, experts have found.

29 October 2015, 06:54am
Sage advice for growing salvias
Sage advice for growing salvias

With so many different species of salvia available, the plants are able to thrive in a variety of different climatic conditions.

22 October 2015, 09:25am
Take your garden to new heights
Take your garden to new heights

Visit the open gardens in Franschhoek to see what can be achieved with the inspired use of colour, texture and space.

20 October 2015, 1:30pm
Pics: Living the outside life
Pics: Living the outside life

The outdoors goes up a notch and takes on an indoors sense of importance, writes Bianca Coleman.

15 October 2015, 09:26am
Orchids for the Cape climate
Orchids for the Cape climate

The area's cool winters provide endless opportunities for growing all types of orchids, especially the unusual, beautiful cold-loving ones.

14 October 2015, 06:04am
Nothing shy about wallflowers
Nothing shy about wallflowers

So how do you take care of wallflowers? To tell you the truth, you don't have to do much, says Melanie Walker.

9 October 2015, 08:02am
Book a beginner’s guide for gardening
Book a beginner’s guide for gardening

If you know of anyone keen to start gardening, this book would make an ideal gift, writes Olga Accolla.

8 October 2015, 09:22am
Time to clear the garden of aliens
Time to clear the garden of aliens

The inaugural National Invasive Species Week is a good time for property owners to learn more about invasive vegetation.

6 October 2015, 08:38am
How to get the green grass of home
How to get the green grass of home

There's still time - and no reason not to - to get your lawn into tip-top shape for the coming summer season.

30 September 2015, 09:44am
Pics: Fresh produce for the family table
Pics: Fresh produce for the family table

Design a functional vegetable garden and reap the harvest with organic, home-grown vegetables from nature's pantry.

22 September 2015, 09:21am
Let's celebrate our indigenous plants
Let's celebrate our indigenous plants

Let us find a place in our gardens for the bright and beautiful flowers that are our heritage, writes Kay Montgomery.

18 September 2015, 09:26am
Spectacular, indigenous bloom
Spectacular, indigenous bloom
Lifestyle

The blaze of colour of Clivia miniata must surely earn it the title of SA's most spectacular indigenous spring flower.

17 September 2015, 09:23am
How does your garden glow?
How does your garden glow?
Lifestyle

Outdoor lounge furniture that also lights up the garden in different colours looks fabulous, writes Helen Grange

15 September 2015, 08:53am
Pics: Welcoming bees and butterflies
Pics: Welcoming bees and butterflies

Plants that provide pollen and nectar encourage pollinators like the Cape honeybee, butterflies and moths to visit your garden.

8 September 2015, 09:14am
Pics: Put spring colour in your garden
Pics: Put spring colour in your garden

Annuals can be used to bring an eye-catching kaleidoscope of colours to your garden.