June 2008

Monthly Archives

  • Soothe your Soul

    Soul Space: Show Garden Garden designed and constructed by Greg Tarr of Soul Space. This is a garden room that soothes and relaxes, a space where you feel completely safe. Plant highlights All the plants are available at: Garden World, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Tel: 011 957 2046 or 083 997 6142, www.gardenworld.co.za Palms: […]

  • Plant of the week – Cyclamen (Primulaceae)

    Cyclamen are a genus of plants containing 20 species, which are part of the family of Primulaceae, the Primrose family native to the mediterranean, being natives of parts of Europe, western Asia and parts of North Africa. They are tuberous plants, winter and spring flowering plants and fairly hardy. The tuber can be divided during […]

  • Broodbome: Encephalartos munchii

    – een van die mees gesogde en skaars broodbome van Afrika. Encephalartos munchii kom inheems in Mosambiek voor waar dit teen die noord-oostelike hange van Mount Zembe groei. Die enkele plante wat nog op die berg voorkom, cheap viagra groei op onbereikbare plekke teen loodregte kranse van meer as 200 meter hoog. Hierdie plante is […]

  • Clivias: Lelieboorder

    (Ook bekend as die Amarylus-wurm) Lelieboorders en slakke is in baie cliviatuine die peste wat die meeste skade aanrig. Die lelieboorder is ‘n klein helderkleurig wurmpie met swart en geel dwarsbande om die liggaam. Die wurmpies tonnel in die blare in en veroorsaak dooie stroke op die blare. Soms vreet hulle by die blare se […]

  • Plant of the week – Agaphanthus (Liliaceae)

    Die naam Agaphanthus is afgelei van die Griekse woorde ‘agape’ (liefde) en ‘anthos’ (blom). Die Agaphanthus africanus is inheems in Suid-Afrika. Verskeie subspesies kom voor. Hierdie is kouebestande, geharde plante wat met hulle wit of blou blomme mooi vertoon as massa-aanplantings. Die Agaphanthus kan in die volle son of in gedeeltelike skadu geplant word. In […]