Andre Swiegers

· Beperkte Sitplek – Bespreek vroegtydig

· R120 p.p.

· Vetkoek & Sop Opsioneel beskikbaar teen R50.

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“van tuin na tafel”/”from garden to table”-talks

Join us on a fun and informative day.

Our knowledgeable speakers will inspire you into a new way of thinking about what your garden can do for you in the future.

 

 

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Butterfly Gardening

“Butterfly garden” redirects here. For exhibits with captive butterflies, see Butterfly house (conservatory).

Butterfly gardening is designed to create an environment that attracts butterflies, as well as certain moths. Butterfly gardening is often aimed at inviting those butterflies and moths to lay eggs as well. Because some plants are not fed upon by adult butterflies, the caterpillar host should also be planted for a bigger population of butterflies. Butterflies typically feed on the nectar of flowers, and there are hundreds of such plants that may be planted to attract them, depending on the location, time of year, and other factors. In addition to the planting of flowers that feed butterflies, other means of attracting them include constructing ¨butterfly houses¨, providing sand for puddling, water, and other resources or food items, including rotten fruit.

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Seaside Garden Basics: Planning And Maintaining Gardens Near Ocean Fronts

Seaside landscaping presents unique challenges. Gardeners must contend with strong winds; salt spray; poor, sandy soil; shifting soil and storms (like hurricanes) that may cause saltwater to wash over the garden. Seaside gardens call for plants that thrive in the face of adversity and a plan that incorporates sturdy barriers that protect your home and garden. Keep reading to find out more about garden design for coasts.
Seaside Garden Basics

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Kirstenbosch NBG – The most beautiful garden in Africa.

Kirstenbosch NBG – The most beautiful garden in Africa.

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden lives up to its reputation as the most beautiful garden in Africa and one of the great botanic gardens of the world. Few gardens can match the sheer grandeur of the setting of Kirstenbosch, against the eastern slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain.

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Fynbos Biome The Garden Route Garden

The fynbos biome is the name given to the indigenous vegetation that puts the “garden” into the Garden Route.

The wonderful diversity and vastness of species attributed to fynbos is the result of its antiquity. The southern hemisphere did not experience the last ice age of 10,000 years ago that smothered and wiped out the vegetation of the northern hemisphere.

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