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December planting guidelines

December in South Africa is our full blown summer month with long hot days, heavy summer rains in the summer rainfall areas, and no rain at all in the winter rainfall regions. It can be quite a challenging month in…

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Strings and things

A long time ago (640 BC to be exact) a man named King Nebuchadnezzar II of Babylon had a very depressed wife. It is believed that said wife (Amytis of Media, aka princess of Persia) was blue because Babylon was…

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Grow your own food in six easy steps

It may seem overwhelming to start growing your own food if it’s something you’ve never tried before. It seems like there are so many different things to consider, like soil type, garden placement, what to plant, how to deal with…

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December Planting Guidelines

December is here, and it’s a month of decadence, revelry and family time for many. Enjoy the lovely hot days, spend time in your garden, eat well, relax. Summer is a great time to catch up on any garden maintenance…

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Beekeeping for beginners

Ever wondered what it’d be like to coax tiny creatures to produce delicious sweet nectar for you? Well, if you live in the Pretoria area, contact Honeybadger Beekeeping Equipment Specialists for information! Not only does Honeybadger supply beekeeping equipment and…

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Compliments of the garden

Companion planting is the practice of combining two or more types of plants to create symbiotic or win-win relationships in your garden. Some companion plants ward off pests, while others attract beneficial and predatory insects to your garden. Other plants…

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