This week, like the late lamented Prince himself, we're Pashing on Purple. You'll discover some of our favourite amethyst-berry-grape-lavender-lilac-magenta-mauve-plum-violet-and-wine-coloured flowering plants. Which one is your favourite?
Everyone loves daisy flowers. They are the first flowers we draw when we are learning to hold a crayon - a round yellow centre, a loop of petals, a long green stem. Here we look at some of the daisy's relatives, to give you the classic look on a bigger scale.
We dashed out between rainshowers to take photos of all these flowers, in our own nursery, on one day in July - to show you what you could be enjoying in your own garden in the midst of winter. We even caught a tiny butterfly sunning its wings!
St Patrick's Day is a great day to celebrate Irishness in all its many forms. And a big part of that is the green-ness of the country. Recreate some of that lush Irish greenery, with a smart choice of plants.
Gong Hei Fat Choy - Happy New Year of the Ox! Each of the twelve zodiac signs has its own "lucky plants" - find yours here. Plant one and see if your fortune changes : at the very least, you'll get lovely flowers - and that's pretty good luck!
Every year the hugely influential trend team at Pantone decide on a key colour, one that reflects leading fashion and style trends, and also one that reflects our current emotional mood. These colour trends show up in our homes, our cars, our clothes - and our gardens.
Not all holidays have to be taken abroad, and in Covid times, even getting to the Top End can be a trip too far. We show you how to create the look of a lush Aussie FNQ rainforest in your own back yard.
Have you always dreamt of a South African style garden? Do you wish you could be dining in Durban on dukkah-spiced boerewors right now? We show you how to create the look of a South African garden in your own back yard.