‘Naked lady Lily’
The “ Naked lady plant”, “March lilies”, botanical name Amaryllis belladonna species (family Amaryllidaceae), is a plant species native to the floral southern-western Cape Province of South Africa, but widely cultivated as an ornamental worldwide. Due to its extremely exquisite nature, this lovely plant species has found its way to many destinations and is reportedly…
One of the iconic plants of the tropics, the frangipani, is an easy flower to grow. This small tree also makes a suitable potted specimen. The sweetly scented flowers come in a rainbow of colors and accent the large green foliage.
Make your V-Day flowers last longer
Fresh flowers are beautiful, mostly fragrant that come in a variety of colors and sizes. When you receive a fresh bouquet of flowers as gifts they are beautiful and heavenly to behold. However to achieve maximum enjoyment and longevity from them you need to provide a little ‘’TLC’’ when the flowers arrive. Fortunately what is…
V-Day: Floral options to beat the rose
Roses are the flower of love, but they are not the only variety that is romantic. There is no celebration in the world sans flowers, so also Valentine’s Day flower, and they only speak the language of love.
2019 garden trends
In today’s world where news travels at the speed of now, people are searching for balance and purpose, and tapping into the power of plants to cultivate the ‘new good life’.
Harmattan clean up
The harmattan comes with a blanket of heavy dust over everything. The garden gets most of its dry windy onslaught, with dead leaves and twigs fallen on the ground. Dead flower heads and dead leaves on perennials and dead annual plants. Looking around everywhere are the debris of another Harmattan. There’s no point pretending you’re…
New Year and birthday flowers
Did you know that every month has a birth flower and that, like birthstones each has special meaning? Like people, each birth flower is distinctive filled...
January is the month that heralds “The New Year’ which comes at the height of the Harmattan season. The rains have long seized to fall, giving way to the Harmattan’s dry winds which blankets the landscape with its grey dust. Most plants manage to stay alive; the deciduous shedding their leaves, while those that keep…
‘Christmasifying’ the home
Christmas is just around the corner, so its time once again to decorate our homes. The Christmas tree is usually the focal point but we shouldn’t neglect other Christmas decorations. A Christmas decoration is any of several types of ornamentation used at Christmas time and throughout the holiday season.