Benefits of mulching the garden
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Benefits of mulching the garden

THE heat of summer is here, watering becomes a chore rather than a joy. As…

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Exploring the fig family
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Exploring the fig family

THE fig trees have been a popular versatile species since time immemorial, even Jesus asked…

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Create your own Garden of Eden
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Create your own Garden of Eden

CAN one really create a “Garden of Eden” in one’s property? How can you achieve…

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Then came the wind
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Then came the wind

AS winter gives way to spring, so arrives wind to blow away the few remaining…

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Selecting plants for a winter garden
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Selecting plants for a winter garden

THE winter season should not mark the death of life in the garden. Perhaps it may…

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Bitter sweet lemon wonder for your garden
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Bitter sweet lemon wonder for your garden

THOUGH commonly known for its bitter taste, the lemon is one fruit we cannot do…

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The wonders of aloe vera
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The wonders of aloe vera

I WAS introduced to aloe vera many years ago, when I witnessed its healing properties…

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Plants for dry gardens
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Plants for dry gardens

During these dry days, it is imperative to conserve plants that can survive in a…

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Dealing with frost in your garden
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Dealing with frost in your garden

As the cold season settles in, many people are worried about their treasured plant collections. Worry…

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Caring for your indoor plants
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Caring for your indoor plants

Mange tout winter’s delight
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Mange tout winter’s delight

I remember the taste of freshly cooked peas when I was young because it was…

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Your herbal corner this winter
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Your herbal corner this winter

Andrew Mangwarara There are some winter plants you can include on your next visit to…

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Screening for your garden
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Screening for your garden

Andrew Mangwarara SINCE time immemorial, mankind has demarcated his territories and even today boundaries are…

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What’s the fuss about moringa?
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What’s the fuss about moringa?

Andrew Mangwarara SO much hype has been generated when it comes to moringa, but is…

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Tropical ferns for the garden
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Tropical ferns for the garden

Andrew Mangwarara WHAT is a garden without a fern? This gorgeous group of plants inspires…

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