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VEGETABLE GARDENING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

Vegetable gardening can be a very rewarding project! Even more so when you are able to provide your household with fresh produce directly from your garden as and when needed.   Getting started may, however, seem a little intimidating but with a few tips on Vegetable Gardening and the reward it brings, is so worth the effort.  Here are Vegetable Gardening Tips for Beginners: CHOOSING THE BEST SPOT The location
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MAINTAINING WOODEN PATIO FURNITURE

Wooden Patio furniture is known for its timeless elegance and beauty. While it is a popular choice based on its aesthetic appeal and durability, it requires regular maintenance like any other piece of furniture.  With winter on its way in South Africa, there is no better time to safeguard your outdoor furniture. However, regardless of the weather, maintaining your patio furniture ensures many years of beautiful outdoor furniture. Here are
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8 AUTUMN FLOWERS FOR AUTUMN GARDENS

Many consider autumn the change between spring and winter, nothing more. Leaves begin to change colour and fall and plants lose their vibrancy as the nights become colder.   However, the beauty of flowering plants and lush gardens need not end with the change of season. Here are 8 autumn flowering plants to enhance your garden keeping it bright and beautiful during the autumn season. ASTER  Asters flower near the end
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EASY EASTER TREATS

With many of us having to spend Easter at home this year, we thought it only fair to gather up some easy Easter treats for you and your family to enjoy! 5-INGREDIENT ROCKY ROAD FUDGE Ingredients 2 x 180g blocks white chocolate, chopped 2 x 395g cans condensed milk 130g packet honey and sea salt roasted peanuts 1/2 x 280g packet marshmallow noodles, cut into 2cm lengths 350g block milk
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GARDENS OF THE WORLD: CANADA

Our Gardens of the World series returns with snowy Canada. The North American country boasts an array of unique ecosystems. Mainly these ecosystems include forests, wetlands, grasslands, tundra, lakes, rivers, and coastal areas. Within Canada’s striking landscapes, you can also find a number of equally unique public gardens. And while it may be a little while before you can enjoy the outside freely due to the current restrictions, we have
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COMPOSTING FOR BEGINNERS

Composting is one of the easiest ways to reduce household waste. Just where does one begin? Firstly, let’s look at what compost is: Compost is organic material that has decomposed. It is made with green waste such as food waste within a household or industrial kitchen setting, or garden cuttings. Using compost improves the quality of the soil in gardens, horticulture and organic farming. Besides reducing green waste, it has
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POOLSIDE FURNITURE

Poolside furniture is an easy option when keen to convert your pool area into a lavish lounging zone. Creative Living offers you a selection of options! POOL LOUNGERS No poolside is complete without a set of pool loungers for relaxation after a refreshing swim. Creative Living offers a variety of sun loungers for you to choose from. The Bali sun lounger showcases a beautiful brown synthetic wicker, woven around a
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LOW MAINTENANCE PERENNIAL PLANTS

Gorgeous gardens can often be a challenge to maintain for various reasons, one of which is time constraints. Here we have listed some low maintenance perennial plants for your garden that are low maintenance and are sure to enhance your garden making it lush and colourful at all times, every year. CONEFLOWER Also known as Echinacea. Coneflowers are mid-summer blooms come in a variety of colours including pink, gold, red,
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CELEBRATE

With the festive season well upon us, we highlight some great things to celebrate even in these strained economic times. There is no time like the present. We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful country and a little reminder of what we sometimes take for granted is well worth celebration.
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CLASSIC CHRISTMAS COOKIE RECIPES

There is nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked cookies during the holiday season. With that in mind, we have gathered two classic Christmas Cookie recipes for you to try this holiday season! WHITE CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT PATTIES What would Christmas be without anything peppermint flavoured? These White Chocolate Peppermint Patties will be the highlight of the dessert table. Here’s what you’ll need: 4 c. confectioners’ sugar 1/4 c. (1/2
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