Month: Apr 2017

Landscaping Cape Town

Create a Waterwise Landscape

Check out this guide to creating a low-water garden. More and more people are looking to save water in their gardens. It’s no wonder: In an era of increased environmental awareness, we constantly hear about water-wise practices and how we can reduce our footprint on the Earth. Xeriscaping is a landscaping alternative that you can employ …

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Gardening can help improve self-esteem, calm anger and ease depression, new study finds

Gardening is good for you, according to a new study which found it can improve self-esteem, calm anger and ease depression. Researchers from Westminster and Essex universities questioned 270 gardeners and non-gardeners with the former describing their feelings before and after working in an allotment, The Daily Telegraph reported. The academics said the results, published …

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Landscaping Cape Town

Indoor Gardening Ideas

Whether in the east or west, north or south, gardeners everywhere are laying down their roots with ease and a bit of a flourish, too, thanks to a variety of indoor gardening ideas. From glass jars and wooden spools, to rolling carts and macramé hangers, these clever makers are successfully bringing the outside in by …

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