Making your own Herbal Tea / Infusion

A question we get asked a lot is how to make your own herbal tea? What is Tea? Although tea as we know it is a product exclusively from the Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis) which is a small tree like shrub grown in tropical climates. The definition of Tea is a beverage of tea leaves […]

Is Organic Better?

We often get asked whether going organic is really better, and most people have mixed feelings about the topic. But let’s start with a good definition of what it means to have an organic approach. To most people organic simply means not adding chemicals or pesticides to your garden and using organic fertilizers and sprays. […]

The Naked Truth about Naked Soil

Have you ever walked through nature or a forest and admired the splendor and diversity of plants just thriving all together with no pest or diseases visible. Why do you think that is? Have you ever seen any exposed soil in nature that is not covered by either organic matter such as fallen leaves or […]

Winter in The Garden

Many gardeners think that winter puts a full stop in all gardening activities except for raking leaves. This is however far from the truth. Winter is an ideal time to sort out your garden and to plant new perennial plants. This will allow enough time for the roots to develop and spread, by the time […]

Website Launch

It is with great pleasure and joy that we Launch our website today. This site has been planned and re-planned over a long period and finally it is here! The site is dedicated to educating people about the uses and growing of herbs. As we are situated in the Lowveld, most of our growing guidance […]