Carnivorous Plants

Carnivorous Plants

Starke Ayres Garden Centres caters for the individual who wants a single Venus fly trap, the beginner and the enthusiast who is looking for rare carnivorous plant for their home or business. In the past couple of years carnivorous plants have found more than a niche...

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Echeverias

Echeverias

Echeverias are highly decorative in containers and rarely crowd out other plants. They compliment sunny borders, rock gardens, succulent and Mediterranean gardens. There are nearly 200 species of Echeveria. They tolerate heat, full sun, part shade and are drought...

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GROWING TOMATOES

GROWING TOMATOES

There are a wide variety of tomatoes available on the market and there are several ways to cultivate. Either grow from seed (great if you've been given some heirloom seeds from your aunty Mavis upcountry whose some kind of tomato guru!) or cheat a little and buy...

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GROWING STRAWBERRIES

GROWING STRAWBERRIES

“Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did” - the wise words of sixteenth century gourmand William Butler. And who can argue? Strawberries are delicious, nutritious and easy to grow if you follow a few easy rules. First, some fruity...

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GROWING LEMONS

GROWING LEMONS

Did you know that many believe the first lemons come from Southern India, Northern Burma and China? Today, lemons are found in myriad variations and this little yellow sour fruit has had global influence on our society from pop-culture to ancient alternative medicine...

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