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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

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Growing tip: CUCUMBERS

This a cucumber ‘Ashley’ variety. It does not thrive well in heavy moisture weathers however it does not get infected by powdery mildew easily then the other cucumber varieties. ¬†It is known mostly for its crunchy slices¬†used in salads and other dishes. QUICK FACTS: Its part of the cucurbitaceace family (butternut, gem squash, pumpkin etc).… Read More Growing tip: CUCUMBERS

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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