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

Perfect rose pruning

Perfect rose pruning Give your roses a pruning in July to promote better flowers and lush growth from October onwards. In order to get the best […]
July 1, 2022

The secret to citrus success

The secret to citrus success If you are reading this, somewhere inside you there is a special place that longs to uncover the secrets of the […]
June 1, 2022

Father’s Day DIY

Father’s Day DIY Dad’s day is coming up and that means DIY gift time for us gardeners! Give that special father figure in your life something […]
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

April in the Garden

Everything is awesome in April Happy second month of autumn, gardeners! Although it’s getting colder, the landscape is truly warmed up by the rich colour pallet […]