Pretty in pink at the Mount Nelson Hotel
Tourists and locals alike love this Cape Town grand hotel and its traditional, charming gardens
Verdant Visual Delight
This time-mellowed Joburg garden reflects its owners’ love of rambling imperfection
Food For Thought
This vegetable garden in Muldersdrift, Joburg, is changing perceptions about eating from farm to plate
A natural sanctuary
A labyrinth and enchanted garden bring a new dimension to this private botanical garden
a natural star attraction
Infused with LA glamour, this highveld garden has a sense of theatre at its heart
It was five years ago that Stark Studios moved to Randburg’s Fontainebleau. It’s an ideal location for television-recording studios, being close to MNet and the SABC. ‘We wanted both the new building and its surrounds to be conducive to creativity and the garden allowed us to think out of the box in quite a dramatic way,
natural treasury
The Lowveld Botanical Garden is the subtropical heart of urban Mpumalanga
The Free State Flower Festival
This botanical attraction will take place on 11 and 12 November 2016
how to build a Garden pond
How to build and maintain a soothing, thriving water feature in your garden
6 tips for dog-friendly gardens
With a bit of planning a garden can accommodate both pets and plants
our definitive guide to air plants
Air plants are a low-maintenance way to incorporate green goodness into your living space
The naturally curving form and robust texture of an air plant makes it distinctive and yet every plant is unique. In the typical air plant, long, protruding leaves are often framed by an array of small spikes with no roots or need for soil. So how does this exotic plant survive? Air plants survive with three essential elements - food, air and light. Nutrients for growth and sustenance are absorbed from air and water. Unlike conventional plants, where absorption takes place within the roots, in air plants, nutrients are absorbed by the leaves. These striking plants start off as pups, which then mature and bloom and wi