The Garden Group Blog

Welcome to our Garden Group Blog. Get the latest happenings of our business and see the awesome events we support. Not only do we inform, but we’re also giving away a couple of trade secrets to help make your garden the envy of the neighborhood. Enjoy the read, and as always…

Happy Gardening.

Your Valentine’s Garden

The month of love is here again, which means it’s time for a touch of red, white and pink. We then thought, why not incorporate some Valentine’s spirit in your garden? After all, all they truly need is love. So let’s take a look at some awesome decorative ideas for...

15 Steps to Starting a New Garden

It’s a new year, which means it’s a new life and time to spice up 2017’s garden! Don’t live in the past – renovate and recreate your favourite hobby! In these simple fifteen steps, your garden will be new in no time. Step 1: Marking Your Space It’s always good to plan...

Cottage Gardens

This informal garden style with its rustic charm is still irresistible and easy to achieve if you consider the rich diversity of our indigenous plants. Abundance and controlled chaos with mixed beds filled with bold patches of exploding colour is the essence of...

Cycads

Encephalartos The 28 species of Encephalartos (cycads) found in Southern and Tropical Africa are living fossils. Cycads are present day representatives of plants which grew more than 200 million years ago. They have remained virtually unchanged since then and are...

Your Christmas Garden

It is once again that time of year where we spend time with our loved ones. The malls are packed with people, shops are filled with gift offers, and we are suddenly busier than we have been all year. But that doesn’t mean your garden should suffer! Let it...

In-Door Gardening Ideas for Your Home

There are many reasons to take your garden inside. Perhaps your outdoor space is limited. Perhaps you simply want to spice up your interior décor a tad. Or maybe you’ll use any excuse to get your fingers dirty and keep your mind occupied creatively....

ORGANIC GARDENING – PART ONE

Create a friendly city garden in which every possible creature, plant and person lives in harmony and you have an organic garden. The general idea has been promoted for at least twenty years, but is still often regarded as time consuming with unsatisfactory results....

ORGANIC GARDENING PART TWO: WEEDS AND INSECT PESTS

WEEDS In the grand scheme of nature all plants are equal. Certain plants are declared “weeds” because humans have decided that they compete with the useful ones and we have also decided which are useful.   Weeds are Disliked for a Number of Reasons...

Gardening Tips for Roses

The rose is the flower symbol of love. It is the most beloved flower and will make any woman swoon. Still owning your own rosebush proves trickier than ones admiration for the wonderful flower. In order to maintain a rosebush, a lot of sweat, tears and the occasional...

Springtime Garden Trends in 2017

The sun is coming back around and the flowers are in bloom. That’s right! It’s spring again! Spring is one of those wonderful seasons that inspire outdoor activity. The awful cold that was winter has left and we want to spend our days outside in the soon-to-be summer...

The Race of Faith

The Race Of Faith Here we are up early in the morning to watch these amazing athletes run for their faith. Garden Group is proud to have stood by these amazing athletes and to have supported the event. we had and an amazing time and cannot wait to go at it...

Our Garden Group Cycles

The Garden Group Cycle Day What an amazing day! Braais, bikes and all out fun. What more could one ask for? Browse through a couple of the pictures we took and share the experience we had. Join us next time a bit of fun in the sun.