May 2009

Monthly Archives

  • Plant van die week – Blou gemmer (Dichorisandra)

    Botaniese naam Dichorisandra thyrsiflora (Commelinaceae). Gewone naam ‘Blue ginger’ of ‘Blou gemmer’. (Aangesien die Dichorisandra nie verwant aan die gemmer is nie, kan hierdie naam misleidend wees). Groeibeskrywing Die Dichorisandra is ‘n kruidagtige regopstaande meerjarige plant uit die familie Commelinaceae. Hulle tropiese loof en pragtige blomme vertoon besonder opvallend in ‘n beskutte tuin. Besproeiing en […]

  • An African Retreat – dining with cycads

    Landscaped and constructed by: HorticulturalworxGarden Designer: Christien Marx This garden is on display at Garden World, Beyers Naude Drive, Muldersdrift, Gauteng Tel: 011 957 2046 or 083 997 6142, www.gardenworld.co.za If there is harmony in nature, then gardening must be part of the music. And here is a new garden melody, created by inspired landscape […]