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UPGRADE YOUR GARDEN & OUTDOOR AREA

Check out some of these great DIY projects to get you started with your Garden and Outdoor projects from creating your own veggie garden to making your pool look crystal blue. 

What to plant in Spring

Spring is the perfect time to enliven your garden with new plants. Here are some suggestions for spring gorgeousness

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Discover self-watering gardens

Time-pressured gardeners long dreamed of lawn that mowed itself – and then came Astroturf. Now there’s a garden that can water itself…

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Make your own rain gauge

Use an old water bottle to make a rain gauge and keep track of rainfall.

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Plant Of The Month - Guzmania

Guzmanias are somewhat taller than many bromeliads. Their large and showy flower bracts arise in the spring. Guzmanias are not difficult to grow, and they will reward you with many weeks of color with little or no effort.

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Heres a clever idea to help our feathery friends

Spread the love to our feathery friends with these adorable bird seed ornaments that are oh-so-easy to make.

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How to care for outdoor furniture

Keep your patio looking perfect by following these tips.

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Clever outdoor lighting tips

Try these ideas to make your garden centre stage after dark.

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Plant Of The Month - Pelargonium

Guzmanias are somewhat taller than many bromeliads. Their large and showy flower bracts arise in the spring. Guzmanias are not difficult to grow, and they will reward you with many weeks of color with little or no effort.

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How to design the perfect patio

Follow these five steps to create your perfect patio garden.

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The right way to plant a hanging basket

When you get them right, hanging baskets are a joy to behold. Try these tricks and ideas for success.

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How to choose the right braai

Wood, kettle or gas braai – which is the right option for you? We weigh up the pros and cons of each.

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Your guide to winter pruning

Winter is the time to prune, getting rid of dead wood and making way for summer’s growth.

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How to make a fun paver pathway

This quick and easy DIY will promise hours of fun and create valuable family time.

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Attracting wildlife

A garden isn’t just about plants, pots and pavers, it should be alive with birdsong, butterflies and chameleons.

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Create a poolside garden

Follow these clever tips to create an attractive poolside garden and add value to your property.

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Grow your own veggies

Resolve to eat healthier this year by growing your own, superior-tasting fresh produce.

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT GARDEN SHED

When you’re choosing a shed for your garden, first make sure you know what you need.

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HOW TO PRUNE TREES AND SHRUBS

Clearing wayward branches, and tidying and pruning trees and are essential spring tasks in the garden.

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THE RIGHT WAY TO PLANT

Let your garden flourish by creating an optimal environment for your trees, plants, bulbs.

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Gooey Nutella and marshmallow jaffles

The perfect dessert for making while sitting around a cosy braai or fire.

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HOW TO BANISH GARDEN PESTS AND WEEDS

Weeds and pests can invade your garden and leave you in despair. Follow these easy tips to get rid of them for good.

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CHOOSE THE RIGHT OUTDOOR PAINT

Consider these 6 tips when choosing paint for exterior walls.

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How To Make Cement Hands

Get creative and make a beautiful pot plant holder, using cement.

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Sow your seeds before planting them

These biodegradable eggshell planters are perfect to grow seeds in, before planting in your garden.

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