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Proteas, indigenous plants of South Africa

The national flower of South Africa and most spectacular plant of our local flora, the Protea – a review brought to you by Seeds for Africa.

Spring garden

September is one of the most exciting months for South African gardeners.

Discs for your garden

For the vegetable gardener, warm days signal the return of that old nemesis: the ravenous birds.  From now on, it’s a race between you and them. And the prize is getting to eat all those juicy, yummy crops that you planted with your own hands, perhaps from the seeds bought on bidorbuy. Alas, the race […]

How does your garden grow

Spring has officially started today. Celebrate this, the most beautiful season of the year by creating a breathtaking garden. Here are ten spring-time tasks from gardening gurus. Most of them do not require a lot of hard work. Fertilise and feed like a fanatic. This is the number one gardening chore in spring. Improve your […]

Gardening, a hobby for health and longevity

A hobby is not only a way to pass the time. It is a rewarding way to pass the time.  Reward-wise, one of the best hobbies around is gardening. Firstly, because it is a pleasure to watch things grow. Secondly, because gardening will add years to your life. Working with soil gives the gardener a […]