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In a country where water is scarce and expensive, gardens are full of useful plants: edible, fragrant or medicinal. The idea of making multi-useful hedges is a good idea. However, the traditional...

During the early stages of planning a new kitchen there is a wealth of information and options available, which can be overwhelming, so consider the following before you engage with a contractor...

I would like to start by saying I am all for us designing our own gardens: to embark on a journey of discovery about our particular patch of dirt, its surroundings and the plants that grow there....

There are three basic types of pots available for potting - clay, ceramic and plastic. Each has its own particular advantages.

The natural colour and shape of clay pots tend to suit the...

Planning – The key to success

The level of success in everything we do can often be measured by the extent of our planning.

For example, when buying a car we begin the planning by first thinking about what we want....

One of the qualities people almost unanimously mention when asked what they want from their gardens is colour. It is often assumed that you need litres and litres of water to sustain summer colour...

The genus Ficus contains roughly 2,000 trees, shrubs or vines. The fruit of the species in this genus consists of a hollow fruit-like receptacle, inside which the tiny male and female flowers are...

Meaningful home improvements for sellers

Today’s real estate market continues to be a buyer’s market, making it difficult to get top dollar for your property. However, try some of the following affordable DIY home improvements to...

A passing comment inspired me to stop and think about this recently. Admiring a tumbling bougainvillea and vivid red Canna indica in front of a whitewashed wall, the comment was: “Oh that’s lovely...

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