South African Gardens

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Flowers and Gardening. Grow A Safer Garden By Using These Organic Gardening Tips. Organic gardening is very relaxing and will help you connect with nature. Vegetable Garden Design, Backyard Garden Design, Garden Landscape Design, Backyard Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Garden Ideas South Africa, Starting Seeds Indoors, Garden Route, Organic Gardening Tips

Back to Africa: At Home in My Mother's Garden - Gardenista

I was lucky to spend several weeks in sunny Cape Town recently, staying with my parents in their Constantia home. Long, hot days filled with flowers provid

Frothy gaura is planted against backdrop of flesh-leafed Cotyledon orbiculata var. The sturdy succulent-fingers provide a visual foundation for the airy stems of gaura. Gaura Plant, Allium Flowers, Gray Gardens, Helichrysum Italicum, Shade Garden Plants, Blue And Purple Flowers, Farmhouse Landscaping, Public Garden, Garden Inspiration

Quicksilver: 11 Plants for a Silvery Gray Garden - Gardenista

Soothing, silvery, and elegant, one of the most beautiful and useful colors in the garden is gray. It is complex and variable, and often works skillfully i

Wall landscape design drought tolerant 63 Ideas for 2019 Small Backyard Landscaping, Modern Landscaping, Landscaping Ideas, Landscape Design, Garden Design, Tumblr Flower, Evergreen Landscape, Free Plants, Flowering Vines

My Mother's Garden: Summertime in South Africa - Gardenista

I live 8,000 miles from where I grew up, one hemisphere north and one sideways, too. Home for me is still my mother's garden in Constantia, a suburb of Cap

Back to Africa: At Home in My Mother& Garden: Gardenista Flying Insects, Water Wise, Drought Tolerant Plants, Edible Plants, Garden Plants, Perennials, Side Gardens, Flora, Aol Mail

Back to Africa: At Home in My Mother's Garden - Gardenista

I was lucky to spend several weeks in sunny Cape Town recently, staying with my parents in their Constantia home. Long, hot days filled with flowers provid

Garden Visit: A Secluded Cape Dutch Estate in Cape Town: Gardenista Dutch Gardens, Cape Dutch, Architecture Details, Garden Inspiration, Garden Design, Home And Garden, Exterior, Mansions, Landscape

Browse Garden Design 101 - Gardenista

Browse Gardenista's collection of posts on Garden Design 101 to get ideas for your home garden, landscaping needs, or outdoor space which involve Garden Design 101.

Indigenous Plant Palettes from South African author Marijke Honig via Gardenista African Plants, African Flowers, Plant Design, Garden Design, Palette Garden, Dish Garden, Perfect Plants, Water Wise, Edible Plants

Indigenous Plant Palettes - a South African book giveaway

If you would like a chance to win a copy of the very handsome and hefty Indigenous Plant Palettes (R495.00), by Marijke Honig, please hea...

Garden Visit: A Secluded Cape Dutch Estate in Cape Town: Gardenista Water Wise Landscaping, Cape Dutch, Cape Town, Garden Design, Home And Garden, Gardens, African, Landscape, Flowers

Browse Garden Design 101 - Gardenista

Browse Gardenista's collection of posts on Garden Design 101 to get ideas for your home garden, landscaping needs, or outdoor space which involve Garden Design 101.

Garden Visit: My Mother's Garden in South Africa Marie Viljoen, Cape Town, Constantia, South Africa; Growing Succulents, Planting Succulents, Garden Ideas South Africa, Rock Garden Plants, Garden Path, Water Wise Landscaping, Architectural Plants, Cape Town South Africa, Free Plants

Garden Visit: My Mother's Garden in South Africa - Gardenista

Once a year I leave New York City and return to my mother's garden at the foot of Africa. The cab ride from Cape Town International traverses a stark cross

In the Cape Town suburb of Constantia Maureen Viljoen has worked for 30 years to create a garden where indigenous exotic edible and ornamental plants blend seamlessly int. Meadow Garden, Garden Oasis, Dream Garden, Small Garden Landscape, Small Garden Design, South African Flowers, National Botanical Gardens, African Plants, Water Wise

Garden Visit: My Mother's Garden in South Africa - Gardenista

Once a year I leave New York City and return to my mother's garden at the foot of Africa. The cab ride from Cape Town International traverses a stark cross

66 Square Feet (Plus): The Cape Town garden Water Wise Landscaping, Garden Landscaping, Dream Garden, Home And Garden, Border Plants, Garden Oasis, Garden Inspiration, Garden Ideas, Cape Town

The Cape Town garden

Three quick pictures from this morning's garden at No. 9. I woke in the night to the smell of jasmine. At 6am I was in the garden with co...

I visited my cousin Andy (Andrea) recently for a lamb-dinner in the elevated Cape Town suburb of Vredehoek. Andy is the Media Manager for. Crazy Neighbors, Lamb Dinner, Natural Pools, Herbs, Cape Town, Square Feet, Nature, Plants, Gardens

Natural pools and crazy neighbours

I visited my cousin Andy (Andrea) recently for a lamb-dinner in the elevated Cape Town suburb of Vredehoek. Andy is the Media Manager for...

The colors of summer: Cape dwarf chameleon--green dragon, Cape Town, South Africa; Wild Creatures, All Gods Creatures, Chameleon Lizard, Karma Chameleon, Canada Images, Ornamental Plants, Reptiles And Amphibians, Go Outside, Animal Photography

Garden Visit: My Mother's Garden in South Africa - Gardenista

Once a year I leave New York City and return to my mother's garden at the foot of Africa. The cab ride from Cape Town International traverses a stark cross

66 Square Feet (Plus): The stalker Water Wise, African, Nature, Plants, Square Feet, Animals, Gardens, Animaux, Outdoor Gardens

The stalker

Still lurking. Outside my bedroom window.

Bring Contrast Into Your Home with DIY Raised Garden Design Ideas Gardening is a fantastic and worthwhile hobby as it provides you not only with a creative outlet, but also with fresh produce for you and your family to enjoy. Landscape Structure, Landscape Design, Back Gardens, Small Gardens, Gardening For Beginners, Gardening Tips, Kitchen Gardening, Modern Garden Design, Diy Garden

Small gardens

My mother's garden in Cape Town is large and well-established, but it continues to evolve. Gardens are never finished, and real garden...

66 Square Feet (Plus): Oh, sleep Water Wise Landscaping, Square Feet, Bloom, Sleep, African, Landscape, Gardens, Outdoor Gardens, Landscape Paintings

Oh, sleep

We landed mid-morning at Cape Town International, caught a shuttle to Constantia, were fed a lunch of thin ham and sweet orange melon und...

Peaches in bloom at Babylonstoren by Marie Viljoen Holiday Travel, Peaches, South Africa, Budgeting, Bloom, Gardens, African, Plants, Holiday Trip

Calling All Foragers: Wildcrafting Holidays in South Africa, from Low-Budget to Luxe - Gardenista

For foragers, gardeners, and cooks, travel is doubly rewarding. A holiday brings with it a bonus that many other travelers miss: plants. This makes our exp