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Growing Green

I grew up in Johannesburg - a city with about 6 million trees to its name. As a child, there was something wonderful about living in this treed-up city. Whether you were walking to the corner cafe or visiting the park, the presence of nature and the knobbly trees provided a great sanctuary for my … Continue reading Growing Green

Get happier, get plants

I won’t throw a percentage into the first sentence to convince you that having plants will make you happier. But I will tell you that numerous studies have shown that not only do they make you happier, but they can also lower stress levels, increase job satisfaction, lower blood pressure and make you more intelligent. Not bad … Continue reading Get happier, get plants

Ferndale

Ferndale nursery is an all time favourite of the Constantia Valley. I often go to Ferndale, being that its relatively close to me and I'm very seldom disappointed in what I find. Here is a breakdown of the categories that might help you decide if you need to put this on your list of nurseries … Continue reading Ferndale

Plantify

Plantify is defined as an 'Urban plantery' which basically just means that they're a nursery of sorts. What makes them particularly different from a traditional nursery lies in more than just their name- they offer an online shopping experience, are up to date on current plant trends and have a great digital presence. Plantify focuses … Continue reading Plantify

Valley Nursery

If you're not careful, you might just drive past the Valley Nursery in Hout Bay without noticing it. Situated on a farmstall compound, a stone's throw away from the larger Earthworks nursery, the nursery is a charming place to stop by. Family Friendly The fact that the nursery is part of the Valley Farmstall, makes … Continue reading Valley Nursery