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
Have you ever seen your plant looking lanky/wilting on a normal day? Thinking to yourself, what is really wrong with this fella? This really means your plant is lacking a certain mobile nutrition, this is why nutrition boosts are given once in a few months to help it grow into a healthier looking plant. 5… Read More 5 Organic garden nutrition boosters
PROPAGATION: Celery I really wanted a celery in my garden so I had to figure a way out. One evening, we were making a salad and the celery was going to be in it. I then thought for a second, I told you fellas about growing hydro herbs and veg in one of while back… Read More PROPAGATION: Celery
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
Start today by growing your very own vegetables and the the easiest to grow! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener, here are a few vegetables to start with to provide your family and friends a meal with. 6 Easiest vegetables are: Radishes – Planted directly into the soil at 1 cm deep,… Read More 6 Easiest vegetables to grow!
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
I consider this potato harvest not to be just receiving a whole bucket load of potato’s but getting my precious little trotters covered in complete soil too! As you can imagine me in a quite temperate dry weather, forking the earth out so jolly happy I’m getting spuddies! I’m talking an entire row of potato’s… Read More What a potato harvest!
Scouting around the garden in the late evening with the misty cool breeze that hurried over from the sea, blowing between my fingers…strolled around the corner of my raised beds to find some ripe gem squashes and ready to be cut off the vine with my knife which I had grabbed from the kitchen along… Read More First gem squash harvest today
Many of us complain how our garden has been invaded by SO MANY weeds we don’t want. Some find it ridiculous while others don’t. However did you know that they serve a huge purpose to the nature in many ways that we don’t think of. Yet we only know them for suck up the most… Read More Why are unwanted weeds important?
What I find makes me enjoy my garden the most as an urban gardener or organic gardener to make it similar. I tend not to do so much to the garden because you don’t want to destroy it. Although you want to take care and nuture it as far as possible for the best outcomes.… Read More What makes you enjoy your garden…