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Eriocephalus africanus – The Cape Snow Bush

Eriocephalus africanus – The Cape Snow Bush

Common names: Wild Rosemary or kapokbossie Eriocephalus africanus, common name 'kapokbossie', is derived from the white flowers along our roadsides and on the mountains. The Cape Snow Bush They look like snow when they flower in the winter and spring and this...

PRUNING: WHEN AND HOW MADE EASY

PRUNING: WHEN AND HOW MADE EASY

One aspect of plant care that often causes a few headaches is pruning. How and when it should be done varies from plant to plant, and if done improperly can harm your plants or delay your flowering or fruiting time. Here are a few basic tips so you can enjoy your...

EURYOPS: THE YELLOW IN MY RAINBOW

EURYOPS: THE YELLOW IN MY RAINBOW

Euryops is an indigenous plant group from the Cape for the Cape. Winters in the Cape can be wet, windy and cold but with Euryops in your garden, your day will be filled with warmth and colour. Euryops is a group of evergreen, hardy and bushy shrubs that grow fast, and...

WHAT PRUNING CAN ACHIEVE

WHAT PRUNING CAN ACHIEVE

Pruning and winter go hand in hand and play an essential part of a plant’s care whether it is a tree, shrub or groundcover. July in the Cape is rainy, windy and cold outside but this is the time to do pruning to encourage healthy growth, flowers and fruit for summer....

Indoor Succulents: An easy way to decorate your house

Indoor Succulents: An easy way to decorate your house

My favourite houseplants aren’t actually that unusual or exotic. The plants that make me happy are, and you have guessed right, yes, it is succulents! I love to use them in my house, not only as houseplants but also in informal flower and plant arrangements. Succulents remind me that beauty can be found in the ordinary and that not everything has to be structured in life.

SUCCULENTS – THE GO-TO MEDICINE CHEST

SUCCULENTS – THE GO-TO MEDICINE CHEST

People have practised natural medicine for centuries before modern technology, and it is still used throughout the world for health promotion and for the treatment of diseases. Medicinal plants are more affordable than conventional medicine, easy to obtain, more...

THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF SUCCULENTS

THE HEALING PROPERTIES OF SUCCULENTS

With the growing interest in plant-based remedies as a source for commercial products, such as medicinal and beauty products, I started thinking back to my childhood. Growing up on a farm, plants were an integral part of our lives, especially succulents. We always...

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