102 Dunmaglass Road
Glenferness, Midrand

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Sat - Sun: 9am - 4.30pm

Trees with aggressive roots

All ‘Acacia’ now Senegalia and Vachellia species – Thorn Trees Breonadia salicina – Matumi Bridelia micrantha – Mitzeeri Buddleja salvifolia – Sage Bush Cussonia paniculata – Highveld Cabbage Tree Cussonia spicate – Lowveld Cabbage Tree Erythrina latissima – Broad –

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Plants that provide nectar for sunbirds all year

Sunbird Food All Year Spring – Watsonia, Pincushions, Cotyledon orbiculata, Schotia brachypetala, Strelitzia            reginae, Erythrina, Halleria lucida, Tecoma capensis Summer – Kniphofia uvaria, Burchellia bubaline, Agapanthus inapertus, Ericas, Aloe striata, Aloe cooperii Autumn – Leonotis leonurus, Velthemia bracteata, Strelitzia reginae, Tecoma capensis Winter –

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Trees eaten by giraffe

Berchemia zeyherri Red Ivory, Bolusanthus speciosus Tree Westeria, Boscia albitrunca Sheperd’s tree, Cassia abbreviate Sjambok pod, Colophospermum mopane Mopane, Combretum apiculatum Red bushwillow, Combretum erythrophylum River bushwillow, Combretum hereoense Russet bushwillow, Combretum imberbe Leadwood, Combretum zeyheri Larged-fruited bushwillow, Dichrostachys cinerea

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Trees with Fragrant Flowers

This list will be useful if you are planning a sensory garden. Most of the Acacia’s now Vachellia and Senegalia, Acocanthera oppositifolia, Apodytes dimidiata, Buddleja saligna and salvifolia, Calodendrum capensis, Carissa bispinosa and macrocarpa, Combretum molle, Cordia caffra, Dichrostachys cinerea,

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Water saving ideas

The most efficient way to water is using a drip system which is on a timer and which works at night, except in the winter. During the winter be sure to only water in the mornings. We all forget that

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Aloe flowering guide

January Aloe tenuior, Rambling, 3m Aloe zebrina, Spotted Aloe, 0.5m Aloe cooperi, Grass Aloe, 1.2m February Aloe dyeri, Spotted (Shade), 2m Aloe zebrina, Spotted Aloe, 0.5m Aloe cooperi, Grass Aloe, 1.2m March Aloe dyeri, Spotted (Shade), 2m Aloe zebrina, Spotted

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Creating a Cottage Garden using indigenous plants

Cottage gardens are charming and can be achieved by creating winding paths and arches laden with climbers like Thunbergia alata, Senecio macroglossus and the Jasminums. Ideal small trees and shrubs are Polygala myrtifolia, Freylinia tropica, Mackaya bella for the shade, Bauhinia natalensis and tomentosa, Anisodontea Classic serice, Erythrina humeana,

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Day of Pink

What is the Day of Pink? April 11, 2018 marks the International Day of Pink. It is a day where communities across the country, and across the world, can unite in celebrating diversity and raising awareness to stop homophobia, transphobia, transmisogyny,

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Dragon flies in the garden

It’s wonderful to have a pond and bog garden to attract dragon flies as they are beautiful to watch and they eat mosquitoes. The pond needs to be at least 50 cm deep and would need some tall plants that

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