August 1, 2022

August in the Garden

An extraordinary, rewarding August With the great winds of change upon us, dare we say the smell of spring approaches! All your hard work this winter […]
August 1, 2022

Fynbos and Friends

Fynbos and Friends Did you know? Fynbos is not only reserved for botanical gardeners and coastal landscapes – you can grow our indigenous glory from your […]
August 1, 2022

DIY Pressed Proteas

DIY Pressed Proteas With so much flamboyant fynbos in the air, Life is a Garden has found a way for you to preserve this beauty forever. […]
July 1, 2022

July in the garden

July in the garden Good gardeners always look ahead, even in the dead of winter. Apart from still planting deciduous trees, shrubs and climbers, one should also […]
May 1, 2022

Balcony besties: poppies and petunias

Balcony besties: poppies and petunias As the sun sets to welcome the evening sky in all its colourful glory, sit back and relax on the balcony […]
May 1, 2022

May in the Garden Checklist

May in the Garden Checklist Be a winter-winner, get your May maintenance in check, sow cool-season seeds, and grow with the flow as we enter our […]
May 1, 2022

Plants for good Autumn foliage

Plants for good Autumn foliage For the large garden: Fraxinus americana (American Ash) Liquidambar formosana (Formosan gum) Quercus nigra (Water oak) Quercus palustris (Pin oak) Taxodium […]
April 1, 2022

Tiptop Topiary

Tiptop Topiary Show off your garden mastery skills with stunning topiary plants, pruned to stylish perfection. Top tip: Most evergreen shrubs can be trained to grow […]
March 1, 2022

March in the garden

The Underground Internet We’ve been so spoiled with rain this summer and there’s certainly been no shortage of lush greenery in the garden. March has its […]