102 Dunmaglass Road
Glenferness, Midrand

Contact Details

Cell - 082 824 6715
Telkom - 011 465 8857

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 8am - 4.30pm
Sat - Sun: 9am - 4.30pm

Chamomile Tea and Rescue Remedy

Try Chamomile Tea or Rescue Remedy to prevent shock when planting out your new plants. Make the tea as usual and then spray on the foliage or water the plant with it. Dissolve a few Rescue Remedy pills in a

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Using Cinnamon in the garden

Not only is Cinnamon a delicious herb to use in the kitchen, it is also very useful in the garden. 1. Fungus. If you plants are suffering from mould or fungus, sprinkle with cinnamon as it has wonderful anti fungal

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Baking powder in the garden

There are many uses for baking powder in the garden. Take a tablespoon of baking powder and add to 3 litres of water. Use this as a fungicide, pesticide or herbicide in the garden. It also makes the soil alkaline.

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Dyes made from Indigenous plants

Acacia burkei root dye is yellow. Acacia caffra gives a light brown colour Acacia karroo bark gives a reddish colour Acacia meliffera woodash dyes a red brick colour Acacia sieberana gives a grey colour Aloe zebrina and Aloe marlothii roots are

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Aphid spray made from Basil.

This spray is effective against aphids. Bring 4 cups of water to the boil and add 1 cup of fresh basil leaves. Bring to the boil again and then leave to steep with the lid on. When cold, strain and

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Yellow leaves that fall off

In very wet times or as a result of over watering, the leaves may turn yellow and fall off. This indicates that magnesium and iron has leached out of the soil. Dissolve 220 grams of Epsom Sats in 10 litres

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Nitrogen deficiency

If your plant looks sick and the leaves are yellow, it could be the result of a nitrogen deficiency in the soil. Sprinkle some unflavoured gelatine around the plant and this should cure the problem.

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