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Keep your Lawns Green this Winter

  • Posted: Jun 20, 2018
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Keep your Lawns Green this Winter

The onset of winter is many a gardener’s nightmare. For most of us, it means that the lush green lawns of summer turn all too quickly into either a muddy mess or a sad, threadbare turf.

To keep a lawn looking good, it is no secret that grass needs to be regularly maintained – lawn must be cut, fertilised and watered. To keep your lawn looking its best, there are a few changes that you can make in winter months that can alleviate the gardening problems that come with the cold.

Winter in South Africa

South African winter can be very broadly separated into two climates – cold and wet, and cold and dry. The Western Cape has a wet and not-too-cold winter, while the interior plateau gets dry, crisp and cold weather. Coastal regions do not get as icy cold as interior regions, and generally have a more regular rainfall.

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Collect rain water for your garden

  • Posted: May 31, 2018
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Collect rain water for your garden

South Africa is going through one of the driest periods in history, meaning that every drop of water is precious. It’s essential that we all band together and save as much as we can.

One of the first things that suffers in these times is the garden. In order to help your lawn and flower beds, we suggest setting up a system for collecting rain water. This way, you can have a supply just for your garden that won’t add to your water bill or put a strain on the water supply in your area.

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