Growing Great Garlic

Growing garlic gives you an ample supply of one of nature’s best healing herbs. Garlic is one of those amazing plants that has been used by mankind since recorded history. There are many different types of garlic, with most belonging to the Alium sativum group of plants. Garlic is known mainly for its bulbs, however, all parts of the plant can … Read More

Beat the heat in your veggie garden this summer

Veggie Hecker

In South-Africa we take pride in our warm sunny summer days. However,  with the sweltering heat we have been experiencing lately, this is taking our love of the summer to the  extreme. Luckily for us, we can always retreat to the shade, or cool down in other ways. Though unfortunately our veggies and herbs don’t have this luxury and we … Read More

Grow your own Blueberries this summer

Simply put “Blueberries are delicious”, whether you use them in desserts, with baking or best yet eaten fresh off the bush.  Nothing can beat the pleasure of growing your own blueberries and being able to transform yourself into a forager in your own garden. Advantages of growing your own blueberries Fresh berries every year Amazing taste and texture Not being … Read More

How To Start an Edible Garden in the East Rand

Starting an edible garden is one of the most rewarding projects you can embark on in your garden.  You and your family will be able to enjoy a bountiful harvest fresh from your own garden. Growing your own will allow you to move away from harmful chemicals and sprays so prevalent in shop bought produce, it will also give you … Read More