Awesome Aloes

Neglected for many years, Aloes have finally taken their rightful place in the fore of our gardens.  Aloes are plants with distinct contrasts.  They possess the most amazing stark foliage …

Colour the cold with Hecker Homegrown pansies

Throughout the years, a slight morning and evening chill has always been accompanied by the wondrous sight of seeing Pansies and Viola’s grow from small seedlings to the colour powerhouses …

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 …

Cutting the right corner: Pruning made easy

It seems like pruning time has come early again this year due to the mild winter we have been experiencing thus far.  What a pleasant surprise it was to have …

Too mulch or not too mulch

With the hot and dry we have been experiencing the past few weeks, all our gardens are literally feeling the heat.  One of the easiest and simplest methods to help …