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Natural Paving

Landscaping, Tips

We have done the research and come up with six valuable benefits when it comes to adding natural paving to your garden.  These benefits we hope will not only encourage you but also help you with making the correct…

Caring for your Orchids

Indoor Plants, Interior Design, Tips

Indoor plants like Orchids have become more than just a ”plant in the house”, in most houses, indoor plants have added to the interior design and décor. They add life and colour to the room. Depending on the…

Small Space Solutions #5

Accessories, Indoor Plants, Interior Design, Silks, Tips

Small Space Solutions With our population growing so fast we have had to accommodate and adapt very quickly. Our living spaces have gone from big garden homes to concrete jungles. With the properties getting smaller and smaller, interior…

Interesting Daffodil Facts

Indoor Plants, Landscaping

Also known as the Jonquil, Narcissus, Paperwhite and the “Poet’s Hower”, the Daffodil is the flower of March. Commonly seen as a weed in the 1600’s and reintroduced as flower in the late 1629, the Daffodil stem sap…

Caring for your Hydrangeas

Landscaping, Tips

Hydrangeas are commonly known as Christmas flowers in South Africa,  are native to Asia and America, but they grow well in almost all parts of South Africa, from our coastal areas to the interior. The word hydrangea comes…

Interior Design Colour Tips # 4

Interior Design, Tips

When it comes to colours and textures in design, it can become a little intimidating.  But it needs to be done or you might end up with the same design for years to come.  We have a few…

Why we love lilies

Indoor Plants, Landscaping, Silks, Tips

Ever wondered why people love lilies and make such a big deal about it.  Yes it has an attractive flower and in an arrangement they last for up to a week, but is there something special about Lilies…

Interior Design Furniture Tips #4

Interior Design, Tips

When it comes to purchasing furniture most people play it safe and go for plain and safe colours that can be lived up with scatter cushions.  There is nothing wrong with that, but have you tried purchasing a…

Garden Ants

Landscaping, Tips

Although ants are important to our ecosystem, they tend to be more a botheration when having a picnic in your garden or having lunch in your back yard.  If not controlled they can find their way into your…

Small Space Solutions #3

Interior Design, Tips

We cant all afford a big apartment for out first appartment and we need to make do with what our budget will allow us with.  Luckily, Interior Design is not just there to dress up our space but…

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