Garden

Kids Gardening: Christmas Amaryllis

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Here's a fun gardening project for the kids, and one that is rewarding and educational. Let them pot up an Amaryllis bulb for a bold splash of red colour - just in time for Christmas.

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The shady side of summer

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Summer temperatures are on the increase and depending on where you live, this summer could be shaping up to be a scorcher for you. As temperatures climb, many of us retreat indoors. However, it is possible to enjoy being outside throughout the sultry months if you take a few steps to keep your outdoor living spaces as cool as possible.

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Elements for great patio design

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South Africans have warm, wonderful weather for most of the year and it’s one of the reasons why we spend the spring and summer months outdoors. A garden, whether small or large, can be designed to accommodate a patio area – or garden room - that becomes a personal sanctuary and an extension of indoor living space.

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How to propogate succulents

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Succulents are becoming popular for residential gardens not only because of their beauty, but also because they are low maintenance and many varieties are easy to re-pot.

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Children’s project: Container Creativity

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Have some fun with your children recycling old containers to make pretty new homes for plants. The experts from Life is a Garden show us how.

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Keep it cool with a sparkling pool

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Summer is here... And that means we are all going to be spending more time in or next to the swimming pool. With a wide choice of pool products on the market, it’s hard to tell which is best for your pool. Here’s how to determine what will meet your requirements.

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