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Roses go bananas!
Chop banana peels and bury beneath your rose plant!

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Summer Garden Tips

Growing your own Apple Tree

For Apple trees to flower they need a long period at low temperatures which means the climate of the Western Cape is the most suitable, although they can be grown in gardens almost anywhere in South Africa. The best time to plant your apple tree is during winter. The soil must drain well and have a pH of around 6.5. They prefer a sunny position (6+ hours of direct sunlight daily) in the garden and plenty of compost should be added to the hole. Water well during hot seasons and control weeds around the trees to stop them from competing for water and fertiliser. Also apply an organic mulch around the tree.

Tea Leaves as Compost

Tea Leaves as Compost

Tea Leaves as Compost - A Free Soil Enhancer. Tea leaves are a great source of organic material for gardens and compost piles or heaps. You can compost tea leaves as fertilizer in the compost bin, or sprinkle loose leaf tea from tea bags around plants. Using tea...

Popular Groundcovers South Africa

Popular Groundcovers South Africa

Popular Groundcovers South Africa. Indigenous Groundcovers and other popular groundcovers. A list of groundcovers that solve many landscape problems like erosion, hillside areas, tight corners, dry areas, sunny or shaded areas. Most groundcovers need little...

Summer Garden Tips

Summer Garden Tips

Summer Garden Tips. Here are some guidelines to keep your garden looking beautiful throughout the summer. Keep your garden alive during the summer heat without driving your water bill higher, with these water wise tips. Implement new ideas to make your summer garden...

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Aluminium Windows

Aluminium Windows

Aluminium Windows Installations Apex Aluminium is a Port Elizabeth-based manufacturer and installation specialist for premium quality aluminium windows. We customise products to our clients’ requirements.  Aluminium windows are durable, low maintenance,...

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Rent A Gardener Garden Maintenance

Rent A Gardener Garden Maintenance

Rent A Gardener Garden Maintenance - Johannesburg. Rent A Gardener (Pty) Ltd incorporating Rent A Domestic, offers a wide range of cleaning services, including garden maintenance. Gardens are serviced at least once a week. Each team has a team leader who oversees the...

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Kungwini Outdoor Furniture

Kungwini Outdoor Furniture

Kungwini Outdoor Furniture - Zwartkop Centurion, specialises in quality outdoor and patio furniture that offers the best in design and comfort. We aim to provide you with a range of furniture items that will add a touch of style to any environment, while offering...

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