Visit our nursery for a wide range of indigenous plants. Take a look at our list of plants for some inspiration or specific needs.
Why not create your own low cost, portable veggie or herb garden.
Give us a call to arrange a quotation. If you don’t have the time or inclination to do the work yourself, we can design and create an indigenous garden to suit your environment and your particular requirements, supplying the plants, materials and labor. Indigenous gardens are perfectly suited to the harsh conditions of the Cape. […]
Some trees have surfacing root systems. The most common in the greater Cape Town area are the following. Eugenias (Australian Cherry) Comprosma (Mirror Bush) Monotokas Ficus species Brazilian Peppers These are all fast growing trees that were often planted for screening purposes. The reality is they are very destrucutive. If you have any of these […]
In the Western Cape the best time to plant is WINTER!!!! You must follow your natural rainfall pattern, as planting with it allows you plants to adust to the seasons and develop in the cooler conditions, so that they are established with their roots deep in the ground by the time the heat and wind […]
Earthworms are great for your soil. They improve the airation and help break down organic material which feed your plants. The key to improving your earthworm count is improving your soil through mulching. Add a thick cap of mulch to your garden, either as a rough compost or simple pine mulch (really good if you […]
Poor soil in the Western Cape is not a problem, it is more of a blessing. There is a massive variety of species to plant, as most of the Peninsula is made up pf the Cape Flats which is all sand! The Flats support a huge variety of fynbos and coastal fynbos giving the Cape […]
There are a lot of fynbos species which are garden friendly. Stick to these species and you will get good results. Remember most mountain fynbos species like acidic well drained soil. You can improve your drainage and acidity my adding a fine pine mulch or chopped pine needles to your soil when planting. Remember to […]