A lush green lawn in 5 easy steps

The colour green has an instant calming effect and in today’s crazy pace of living, plants provide a reprieve for one’s soul. As a result, we need green spaces in …

Top 10 Indigenous Plants for Spring

With South Africa being a drought-prone country and water a scarce resource, we are all affected as gardeners.  The rains have been scarce this spring and it seems likely that …

Gardening after the rain

If you’re like me then your fingers should be itching to get into the garden after the rain.  It is amazing what rain does to our mood after the dry …

Mulch much more!

Mulch Hecker Nursery Winnie

When we face challenges in our garden such as hot and dry weather it is always a good idea to step back and have look at how nature handles these …

How to plant your own succulent bowl

Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned gardener planting a succulent bowl is easy and fun whilst still allowing you to put your personal spin on it.  Succulents are an …