Dandylion Blog

June 21, 2017

21st JUNE – Why TODAY is more than just ‘the shortest day of the year’

There is much discussion about today’s winter solstice. Everyone is hugely excited that today is the shortest day of the year and more importantly, that last […]
June 8, 2017

Pansies – Seedling of the month for June

Pansies or as they are more aptly referred to in Afrikaans ‘Gesiggies’ (faces) are just the most wonderfully rewarding annuals and they THRIVE in this bitterly, cold […]
May 30, 2017

Grow your own … Edible Gardening

Edible gardening has been in the spotlight for years. This ‘growing trend’ is fast becoming well accepted, with more and more consumers looking to grow their […]
May 22, 2017

Winter bulbs … plant all your favourites now!

Winter bulbs are an annual favourite in the garden! Take your pick… yellow or multi-coloured daffodils, tulips (available online) or the unique blue muscari bulbs make striking container […]
May 15, 2017

Poppies – seedling of the month for MAY

Poppies are the ‘Queen of the cooler weather’   Poppies are a seasonal favourite in the winter garden – and May is the ideal time for […]