We have passed the winter solstice and it’s time to start getting excited for longer days and warmer weather. Spring is around the corner and soon the swallows will grace us again with their aerobatics. “ Slaapstad” would have woken and gardeners will be at it again in force. Click on the PDF to view the handy gardening tips for August.
Intermediate Gardening Course
Intermediate Gardening Course at West Coast Village
BEGINNERS GARDENING COURSE
NO MORE URINE BURN PATCHES ON YOUR LAWN
Peas galore: Now is the time to plant your edible Peas and your Sweet Peas. At Starke Ayres we have garden peas and mange tout peas available.
In the Sweet Pea range, we have dwarf Sweet Peas (great for pots, hanging baskets and troughs), tall Sweet Peas (these need a trellis, fence or a bamboo wigwam) and also a fantastic range of special Sweet Peas called Heirloom Heritage Collection. These are really spectacular and are all highly fragrant.
Click on PDF to view more tips on Sweet Peas.
Orchids - They’re exotic and filled with mystery and allure. Their flowers speak with poise and splendour and they have captivated the hearts of many.
If you want to capture their essence and cultivate this aristocratic plant, here are some growing tips as advertised in the Wellness Warehouse Magazine May 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.
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.
With all the public holidays, Easter excitement and gallivanting celebrations that April holds, the garden may need our attention. Spend some quality time among your plants, restoring both the garden and yourself. April is a great time to relax and potter in the fresh air of the garden before winter sets in.
Here are some suggestions on what to do in your garden this month: