Garden

October in the garden

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Gardening is all about dreaming and seeing pictures in your mind, and then having the patience and energy to turn it into reality. If you dreamed, saw, and did it, the reality will be right in front of your eyes in a glorious October garden.

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Grow a living privacy screen

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Most South Africans have grown up behind high walls and fences. Moving into a townhouse development or cluster village usually means an open-plan garden layout that lacks privacy. Low walls, fencing or communal gardens don’t allow for a secluded spot to sit and relax without being gawked at.

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All your artificial lawn questions answered

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Here at easyDIY we wanted to know more about the options for using artificial lawn. The experts at Belgotex, makers of DuraTurf, give us their top FAQs.

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Natural alternatives for swimming pools

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Eco or natural swimming pools have been around for quite some time and offer an alternative to any homeowner wanting a more eco-friendly alternative to a chemically-treated swimming pool. These types of swimming pools rely on natural filtration for healthy water treatment.

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Greener alternatives for decks

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When considering the installation of a deck it is important to look at the various wood species that can be used for the construction. Here in South Africa there are now a number of sustainable materials that can be used for building a deck.

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Eco-friendly pest control for gardens

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Spring has arrived and in the garden plants and trees are bursting with new bud growth. Many gardeners have adopted a chemical-free approach to gardening and we share some tips on how to start with this eco-friendly approach to pests.

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