Besticide: How to make an organic insecticide using household ingredients

April 19th, 2018

Surely the reason for growing your own food and flowers is that you know the love and labour you’ve put in will manifest in nutritional value and beauty.

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Gardening with Babylonstoren has turned over a new leaf

March 27th, 2018

If you’re an avid gardener you will know about our community-driven gardening app, Gardening with Babylonstoren. Well, the app is turning over a new leaf and is now moving to Candide, a brand new app with a new look, and most importantly, lots of new features.

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10 Tips for Gardening Water Smart this Summer

November 16th, 2016

The recent water crisis in our country demands immediate action from all gardeners. What can we do to reduce our water consumption and what is the best plan to achieve this in the long and short term?

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Tips from the Pruning Pro

August 14th, 2015

August is the best time of the year to plant. So if you want to add a fruit tree to your garden, now's the time for apples, pears, quince and medlars, also stone-fruit (plums, peaches, nectarines) and berries.

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Wurmkompostering

April 30th, 2012

Ons het n wurmkomposteringsproses begin so vyf maande terug . Handevol erdwurm Eisenia Fetida was in ons gesorteerde kombuisafval geplaas, met die idee om baie waardevolle kompos ...

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Gardening tips: Strawberries

June 2nd, 2011

In the first of what we hope will be a very useful series of tips and techniques from our master gardener, Liesl van der Walt ...

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