Growing food during lock-down

Edible garden

Growing your own food has always been a good idea, but now, few things make more sense.Food security will become a huge concern but growing your own edibles has many …

Soil preparation

Soil preperation

Soil preparation is one of the cornerstones of any gardening. The best soils, known as loams, contain some sand, some silt and a little clay. Loams better hold nutrients, provide …

Selecting a site for your food garden

Choosing a site for food garden

Picking the right location for your food garden is absolutely crucial. Thus, taking a bit of time to select a site for your food gardenwill be well worth the effort. …

More about Myrtle

Nursery near me Myrtle

Myrtle –  Botany Myrtus, with the common name myrtle, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae The genus Myrtus has three species recognised today: Myrtus communis – …

Tea-time with Adriaan

Tea-time with Adriaan

How herbal tea rescued my health and how to grow your own. I cover everything from soil preparation to harvesting and making delicious, healthy herbal teas