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Here you’ll find all of our knowledge, tips and tricks, lovingly poured in over time. We are positively mad about bulbs and we just can’t help sharing all the ways you can make your surroundings more beautiful with them. What better place to do that these days than on a blog? We hope you enjoy the reading experience.

Perfect Peonies

Sleep, Creep, Leap! That’s how peonies roll. Hailing originally from the Far East, Paeonia officinalis, the beautiful peony has become a favourite around the world. The explorer Marco Polo described them as being ‘roses as big as cabbages’ when first setting eyes on them. They bring quantities of magnificent large blooms in most colours adding …

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Our top 5 tips: How to reduce your carbon footprint in the garden.

One of the biggest issues facing mankind – other than pandemics – is the state of the environment. In fact, these days it behoves us to be as environmentally friendly as possible – and it all starts in the home. Plastic, once deemed a wonder of science, has become the blot on most landscapes, especially …

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Potty for Tulips

Elegant Tulips are the epitome of spring – so let them form a dramatic focal point in perfect pots and containers for a great spring showing. Known for their bold colours and beautiful shape, most Tulips are almost perfectly symmetrical. This wonderful symmetry gives them a classy, clean look that can adorn either your garden …

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Capi Europe garden planters: Stylish and sustainable

Beautiful, structurally sound and made using environmentally-friendly processes, Capi Europe garden planters are a favourite among plant enthusiasts. Not to mention flower bulbs! With the brand’s recent awarding of the CO2 Neutral label, the premium Capi Europe range is certainly worth every cent. Browse our selection. Gardening sustainably with C02-neutral garden planters: Netherlands-based Capi Europe …

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Backyard biodiversity: How to attract wildlife in your garden

Busy bees, beautiful butterflies and song-filled birds seek out natural landscapes full of food and nesting areas. If you want to be surrounded by bustling wildlife at home, you can turn your garden into the ideal spot for these precious creatures. One that is full of all the resources they need. Are you ready to …

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Refresh your outdoor space with these flowering plants

The season of renewal has sprung, bringing with it fresh beginnings and new life. With the warmer weather rolling in, gardeners excitedly head outside to begin highly anticipated garden projects, like planting their favourite summer-blooming flower bulbs. Dahlias, Zantedeschia, Gladioli, Amaryllis and Hemerocallis are all popular flowering plants, each requiring a specific planting process and …

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5 Ways to grow your statement succulent garden

Feel like planting something new? If so, why not experiment with succulents? Like most plants, succulents need three things to thrive – water, sunlight and nourishment. Simple right? What’s less simple is designing a succulent garden that looks truly spectacular. So, that’s where we come in! Consider our inspiring layout ideas below, and start enjoying …

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Hacks for gardening in winter: Develop these healthy habits

Luckily for us in South Africa, our winters are relatively temperate, so our plants don’t have to endure extreme temperature drops and harsh climatic conditions. Despite this, your garden will still require a certain level of TLC to end off the season looking healthy and vibrant. Especially if your property has a large lawn and …

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