• Indigenous geraniums.

    Many people find the difference between Geranium and Pelargonium confusing for both belong to the family Geraniaceae, and pelargoniums…

  • Broad-leaved Bulbine.

    Bulbine latifolia (L.f.) Roem. et Schult. From Latin: bulbus and Greek bolbos: an onion of bulb and  inus–…

  • Has a smell or taste ever brought…

    A while ago, Hilary Haarhoff gave me a little rue plant to ward off insects…

  • A Magical Plant

    We have all heard about plants with medicinal properties, some of us have experienced them. …

  • In Praise of Bietou

      Have you noticed how many little Bietou plants are emerging on the burnt hillsides?…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Lilies.

    This article is published by https://www.gardenista.com/.  It is a lovely site to visit with lots of…

  • Veltheimia bracteata

    Veltheimia bracteata Photo: Esther Veltheimia bracteata is just about to burst into full bloom in the…

  • String of Pearls: Senecio rowleyanus

    GARDENISTA: Gardening 101 by Annie Quigley The succulent string of pearls, with its small green…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Lavender…

    Lavenders do well in the Western Cape – unfortunately their life span is not that…