How to do up your garden on a budget: Garden furniture

Having a place to sit, entertain and enjoy the outdoors makes all the difference in a garden.

Okay, you’ve created a landscape plan and picked out plants, so now it’s time to think about the garden furniture.

How to do up your garden on a budget: Garden furniture
How to do up your garden on a budget: Garden furniture

How to do up your garden on a budget: Garden furniture

Having a place to sit, entertain and enjoy the outdoors makes all the difference in a garden.

Black Mom Chronicles: A must-follow parenting blog

Black Mom Chronicles: A must-follow parenting blog

Taboos like breastfeeding in public; the role black men play in child rearing and even birth are not ignored on the blog.
Things you should never say to a mom

Things you should never say to a mom

Be more sensitive to other mothers’ feelings by remembering that what you say and how you say it matters.
The five love languages of cats

The five love languages of cats

A dead mouse at your feet is a love letter from your cat.
A guide to growing summer squash

A guide to growing summer squash

Squash is one of the easiest vegetable families to cultivate and they all grow easily from seed.
Is an open relationship for you? Here’s what you need to know

Is an open relationship for you? Here’s what you need to know

Every relationship has its own rules – and an open relationship is no different. It’s not for everyone…
How animal companions can save your life

How animal companions can save your life

The old cliché that pets create meaning in a person’s life has never rung more true, as they have been found to distract people from suicidal thoughts.
Stunning colour palettes for summer gardens

Stunning colour palettes for summer gardens

Add a splash of vivid colour to your garden with Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’.
Be patient with your baby’s milestones

Be patient with your baby’s milestones

We have late bloomers and daredevils, but the trick is never to compare.
Instaglam brings beauty pros right to your door

Instaglam brings beauty pros right to your door

Fancy a beauty treatment without leaving your house? There’s an app for that!
Your fat pet is not happy or healthy

Your fat pet is not happy or healthy

South African vets say that more than 50% of the pets they treat are overweight or obese.
Make every rose petal count

Make every rose petal count

From mixing up a facial mask to making your linen closet smell great, there are many uses for rose petals.
Plan for spring break

Plan for spring break

These school holidays get your kids outside, away from the TV, iPad and computer.
Cape distemper outbreak is a real worry

Cape distemper outbreak is a real worry

Almost 300 dogs were euthanised between March and August due to the outbreak.
Exciting tomato varieties

Exciting tomato varieties

Time is running out for tomato growers if they want a juicy harvest before Christmas.
The Baby Show is coming to Kyalami

The Baby Show is coming to Kyalami

Activities will include workshops, discussion on medical research and advice for new and expecting parents.
Teach your child about sex

Teach your child about sex

Sex education is vital to kids feeling comfortable about their bodies, and thus should start in the home.
Things you should never say to your child

Things you should never say to your child

Being a parent has a lot to do with knowing what to say, and when and how to say it
How to get your patio ready for summer

How to get your patio ready for summer

When grouping containers, choose plants with the same light and water requirements.
Stunning spring flower arrangement ideas

Stunning spring flower arrangement ideas

Do something different and embrace 50 shades of greenery in your home by creating a beautiful leaf arrangement.
How to cope with putting a pet to sleep

How to cope with putting a pet to sleep

Making the decision to put down your pet is never easy, but there are ways to help cope with this emotional process.
6 ways we are humanising our four-legged friends

6 ways we are humanising our four-legged friends

Dog-friendly hotels and pet-centric activities such as yappy hour and cat cafés are on the rise.
Secret facts about motherhood

Secret facts about motherhood

A tough job I cherish, but motherhood is sure to change your life.
How to take care of your roses this season

How to take care of your roses this season

Finger-prune hybrid tea roses to flower for longer. This is done in early September, just before the new shoots form flower buds.
Easy floral home décor ideas

Easy floral home décor ideas

What better way to get into the swing of spring season than with fresh floral home décor?
Prepare your vegetable garden for spring

Prepare your vegetable garden for spring

Leafy greens such as spinach, kale, lettuce and rocket are more productive in raised beds filled with fertile soil.

 

 

 

 

 

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