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ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry

ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry A wild growing plant that provides a lot of yellow fruits embedded into Chinese lanterns appearance. It grows wonderfully in temperate and tropical regions. They are a member of the Solanaceae family. Contains Vitamin C, K and beta-carotene. They have a large number of edible plants including the bringals (eggplants), tomatoes, potatoes,… Read More ABOUT: Cape Gooseberry

Advice, Flowers, fruit, Garden blogs, Herbs, Hydroponics, No-dig gardening, Propagation, Vegetables, Vertical gardening, Xerophytic plants

PROPAGATION: Cuttings

CUTTINGS: This can either be a success or a total failure, just like they say… we have a two-ways propagation method to share with you! Are you ready? Basic method: Take simple mature cuttings (5-10 cm). Either sow them directly into the soil such as spekboom/elephant food plant or into seed pots of your choice.… Read More PROPAGATION: Cuttings

Flowers, Herbs, No-dig gardening, Pests and diseases, Vegetables, Xerophytic plants

The pros & cons of companion planting

As we all seem to know companion planting mostly for its advantages forgetting that it has disadvantages too. This method of gardening can also be called ‘inter-planting’ as well however inter-planting means planting different varieties among one another at different heights, shapes, colours and spacing or volumes. This term can apply if you are using… Read More The pros & cons of companion planting