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Garden Makeover - Creating a Secluded Teenage Garden

Garden Makeover - Creating a Secluded Teenage Garden

Part of our recent San Lorenzo Garden Makeover project was to create a secluded space for teenagers to be at peace in a beautiful garden setting. The space was initially an awkward shaped lawn filled with scrub and hedges, of no use to anyone.

CONTAINER GARDENS - MAKING THE BEST USE OF POTS AS GARDEN FEATURES

CONTAINER GARDENS - MAKING THE BEST USE OF POTS AS GARDEN FEATURES

Who doesn’t love a beautiful pot spilling over abundantly with tumbles of flowers and greenery? It gives an instantly fresh “spring” appeal to your living space. IN this blog we give tips on container gardens and potting soil, with Living Earth potting soil.

Winter Garden Groundwork for Summer Glory

Winter Garden Groundwork for Summer Glory

If you haven’t yet felt the slight nip at your heels, you can be sure it will happen soon. Winter is almost upon us and whilst our gardens on the coast take much less strain than those inland, there is still a lot of activity you can undertake in your winter garden to prepare for a beautiful summer garden. 

6 Great South African Succulents for your Garden

6 Great South African Succulents for your Garden

WHAT ARE SUCCULENTS AND WHY SHOULD YOU BE GROWING SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCULENTS IN YOUR GARDEN?

For a start, succulents are not to be confused with Cacti. The latter are part of the succulent family but are mostly thorny and not proliferous in South Africa. They occur most commonly in the Americas (yes, a picture of Mexico should pop into you head!).

Your April Garden

Your April Garden

YOUR APRIL GARDEN

You’ve noticed the subtle change in the air, haven’t you? The sun is rising a little later, there’s a fresh crispness to the air, the air conditioner is taking a well-earned rest, and you’re not waking up drenched in sweat