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Growing Remedies: Wellness Warehouse April 2015
03 April 2015

Wellness Warehouse Magazine: April 2015 Issue

Fresh herbs aren't alwyas readily available yet they add so much value both in tems of taste and health.

Start growing herbs with healing qualities you need, and get yourself into the habit of adding herbs to whatever you're preparing in the kitchen.

Veggie Hanging Basket: Fair Lady Issue April 2015
02 April 2015

Fair Lady Magazine: April 2015 Issue 

HOW TO PLANT a miniature kitchen garden hanging basket to add wonderful flavours to your salads, stews and soups.

It's simple to put togheter - just follow our easy step-by-step directions.

25 March 2015

Turns out that onions are nothing to cry over — these flavorful bulbs are packed with nutrients. Onions make great companions for many other vegetables.

Find out which ones grow best together.

Wellness Warehouse Magazine March 2015 Chilli Focus
12 March 2015

Apparently the endorphins chillies provide are somewhat addictive. That, and the health benefits are just some of the reasons to grow your own. Read more about Chillies in the Wellness Warehouse Magazine - March 2015 edition.

Gardening Tips for March
06 March 2015

March is maintenance month! 

March heralds the start of Autumn and some cooler temperatures give us the opportunity to prepare our gardens for the cooler months ahead.
Click on the PDF to read the handy gardening tips for this month.
Interesting Facts About Onions
06 March 2015

 Did you know.... 

Click on the PDF to read some interesting fact about onions you might not have known.

Calamondin Tree Potting Recipe
02 March 2015


To grow your own calamondin tree successfully in a pot, all you need to know and do is the following - click on the PDF.

 Pamper your citrus fruit with FloraGard!

Interesting Facts About Chillies
18 February 2015
Did you know.... 
Click on the PDF to read some interesting fact about chillies you might not have known.
Gardening Tips for February
05 February 2015

 Gardening Tips for February

2015 Schedule for Garden Talks
03 February 2015

Have a look at the exciting 2015 Schedule for Garden Talks. Bookings are essential!

Contact Shannon (Horticulturist) at Starke Ayres Garden Centre West Coast for more information.

Herb Planter Winners Announced
30 January 2015

Congratulations to our winners of the Herb Planters as advertized in the Wellness Warehouse Magazine - January 2015 edition.

Starke Ayres Garden Centre Rosebank: Tracy Joubert

Starke Ayres Garden Centre West Coast: Frankie Jones 

Interesting Facts About Tomatoes
20 January 2015

 Click on the PDF to read some interesting fact about tomatoes you might not have known.

Gardening Tips for January
15 January 2015

 Most of us are faced with the challenge of keeping our gardens in good condition in the hot and windy conditions we are experiencing at the moment.  Back from holiday we might also have to do a lot of rescue work in the garden.  January does not only mark the period for our children to go back to school, but also reminds us that we should get our gardens back in shape. There is a lot to be done in the garden this month, so try to do your gardening chores in the early morning or in the late afternoon. Click on the pdf to download the tips.

SUMMER SALE at West Coast
14 January 2015

A brand new year has arrived and with it many new hopes and resolutions. This year, why not resolve to grow your own fruit and vegetables or to make your garden a place of tranquil escape and relaxation? Get a kick-start with great saving at the SUMMER SALE that's now on at West Coast Village. 

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...

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