Latest News
Please find below, some of our most recent news articles.
Thanking our Loyal Customers
25 December 2014
And what a year it has been! There is no time more fitting than the festive season to thank you for your loyal support...
December 2014 Trading Hours
19 December 2014
We have a great array of Christmas goodies, as well as an incredible Summer plant collection. View our updated trading hours for the festive season...
Garden Restaurant Good Food & Coffee
18 December 2014

If you are looking for a tranquil setting to host any event from a 60th birthday party or baby shower to a year-end function, Starke Ayres Restaurant is the perfect choice. Located in Starke Ayres Garden Centre at West Coast Village Shopping Centre, Sunningdale, this venue offers locally grown herbs and vegetables, meals prepared with care, great coffee, afternoon teas as well as a fully licensed bar.

Worm Tea on Tap
17 December 2014

Live Worm Tea is now available at Starke Ayres Garden Centre, Rosebank - fertilize as nature intended ...

Herbs and Spices for Health
17 December 2014

Learn how to use or grow an amazing range of herbs and spices to enhance your personal health...

Gardening Tips for December
17 December 2014

December is a great month to work and play in the garden, enjoying the fruits of your gardening labour. Even if you're planning on going away, here are some handy tips for December...

Load Shedding Doesn't Affect Us
17 December 2014

Let us be the light at the end of your Christmas shopping tunnel. We are not affected by Eskom's load shedding...

Christmas Shopping at West Coast
17 December 2014

Thank you very much for your support on 4 December at the late night shopping evening at Starke Ayres Garden Centre West Coast. If you have missed this event, do not despair, there are still great Christmas items on offer...

West Coast Garden Club Christmas Social
17 December 2014
West Coast Garden Club Christmas Social - Book early! Call Shannon or Kirsten at Starke Ayres Garden Centre (021) 554 8450 or email Click here for more garden centre contact details and directions.
Rosebank Late Night Shopping
12 December 2014

Join us THIS FRIDAY for late night shopping at Starke Ayres Garden Rosebank. Bring the whole family to experience the magic of Christmas from 5pm to 9pm.

Delightful Roses Available
02 November 2014

Delightful Roses Available at Starke Ayres Garden Centres

Roses are now selling at R281,90. Assorted varieties include Iceberg, My Granny, Pearl of Bedfordview, Johannesburg Garden Club, Satchmo, Germiston Gold and Granny’s Delight. Click here for more information.

Carnivorous Plants
02 November 2014

Starke Ayres Gardeb Centres caters for individuals who wants a single Venus fly trap, beginners and enthusiasts looking for rare carnivorous plants for their home or business...

Gardening Tips for November
01 November 2014

Summer is a sniff away; some would even say it has arrived! With the longer days and warmer weather, our gardens are going to need a bit of a face-lift in preparation for all the outdoor fun...

Bulbs for Summer
01 November 2014

With the exception of dahlias, all summer bulbs should be planted before the end of October. These include gladioli, begonias, the pink arum Zantedeschia rehmannii and the Amaryllis family (hippeastrum in particular)...

Gardening for Birds
01 November 2014

Birds, bees and other fluttering creatures not only fill novel and aesthetic needs but also play a significant role in pollen distribution...

Organic Vegetable Market
01 November 2014

Visit Starke Ayres Garden Centre, Rosebank, on Saturday 1st and Saturday 29th November for your wholesome organic veggies. 

We also stock organic vegetable seedlings, and organic insecticides and fertilizers to assist you in your garden.

Bean Kits for Kids
01 November 2014
We have an exciting selection of organically seeded Heritage Beans -  these kits are great for the kids to grow in the garden, a pot or a planter.
Beans take 70 to 90 days to bear, so if you start growing now they will be ready to harvest mid-December ... a great activity for the school holiday! Download the PDF for information. 
Celebrate Christmas with US
01 November 2014


Our carefully selected Christmas items are available at both our branches - bring the family for a festive day out to stock up on your celebratory gifts and goodies!

Celebrate in Traditional Style: Fantastic traditional Christmas décor, including trees, gifts and stocking fillers are on sale at our Rosebank branch. 

Join us in the Enchanted Forest: We have ongoing festivities at our West Coast Village branch - bring the kids and join us for Christmas in the Enchanted Forest. 

Gardening Tips for October
03 October 2014

The weather really starts heating up this month, saying goodbye to winter rains in the Cape and hello to perfect planting conditions for the gardener...

Diamond in the Dust COMPETITION
03 October 2014

Have you entered our exciting Diamond in the Dust competition yet?

Diamonds are not just a girl’s best friend - they’re a gardener’s best friend this month...

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