Articles Categorized: Gardening

Convenience of container planting

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WITH gardens getting smaller and lifestyles changing, there is no easier or better way to extend the indoor/outdoor flow than with plants potted up in containers.…

Gardening by kayak

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Flood leaves sticky mess of smelly mud PARTS of my garden got flooded. Not just very wet, soggy soil – flooded – as in I…

Gardening myths crop up

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“GARDENING has gone full circle” said the random at the gardening centre who obviously recognised me from the picture with this article. “There’s nothing new…

The fifth season

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THE days are getting noticeably cooler now. The calendar year is broken up in to four seasons with the arrival of winter on June 1.…

It’s seed collecting time

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IT’S seed collecting time. Think of all the plants you desire. Nearly all can be grown from seed. You can either collect seed off plants…

Maximising month of March

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MAXIMISING growth is the mantra for March. All efforts should be focused on helping nature get as much growth as possible before the first frosts…

Next two weeks a game changer

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THE recent warm, gentle rain is an absolute game changer for plants. With the soil being consistently warm and wet at the same time, our botanical…