My Cymbidium has finished flowering, what do I do now?

  Your Cymbidium has flowered profusely throughout winter delighting you with its stunning blooms.  Now that it has finished flowering it may need repotting to ensure that it will grace you with another season of colour.  If your cymbidium hasn’t been repotted in the past three years or if there’s no space left for new growth it will require repotting.  … Read More

How to repot a Cymbidium

  As spring starts heating up your Cymbidium blooms will slowly start fading and finish flowering.  At the nursery we get a lot of questions from gardeners on why their Cymbidiums haven’t flowered this year or even for a few seasons in a row.  The reasons for them not flowering are often one or a combination of the following:  insufficient … Read More

Arbor week 2013

 So much for spring day yesterday.  The cold has come just in time to spoil our spring day celebrations.  Luckily the chill hasn’t lasted that long and is already dissipating, let’s hope it is the last.  Spring day always heralds one of the most important weeks on our environmental calendar: Arbor week.  One tends to think of arbor week as … Read More

Going daisy this spring

                                   Lacking a bit of colour in your garden.  Tired of replacing your plants year after year.  Then look no further than daisy bushes.  They will provide colour throughout the season and will keep on flowering year after year.  Some of the more popular varieties in the daisy family (Asteracae) are our very own Cape daisies and the ever popular … Read More

Colour your garden with Daisy bushes

Walking through the garden this week the signs are all around us that nature is waking up from her lengthy winter slumber.  During this time of the year our gardens tend to look a bit faded and lacking in the colour department.  For a quick fix, flowering annuals are perfect, but for those of us who want something more permanent, … Read More