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This blog features recent writing on both gardening and art in the form of one continual blog stream. There is also a sub-blog on regenerative gardening only, and an artist's blog. which will keep posts for longer.

Home Gardening blog

The Home Gardening blog will inform you of new articles published on the greenidiom website, as well as offering other short snippets of useful information and tips for green living. The website explores green issues and offers practical and affordable solutions for living green, from reporting on green activism in South Africa, to articles on eco sensitive gardening, recycling and natural building. You can click on the orange button to subscribe to our RSS feed.

Jan 15, 2023

Pruning advice

I've got a num num hedge on our side-walk but struggle to find the right tools to keep it nice and low as well as square. What tools do you use for pruning

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Dec 02, 2022

Saving seeds after fermenting

Hello, I am very curious as to whether you found the seeds to be fertile after having left it to ferment for a month. I am processing a large amount of

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Dec 02, 2022

The 3 Wild Plums.

I have 3 Wild Plums in my garden. I moved in 25 years ago and they were here already. Now I have trouble with my neighbors because the garden wall is

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Dec 02, 2022

The 3 Wild Plums.

I have 3 Wild Plums in my garden. I moved in 25 years ago and they were here already. Now I have trouble with my neighbors because the garden wall is

Continue reading "The 3 Wild Plums. "

Aug 28, 2022

25 free tips to find wildlife friendly garden space in small gardens

25 free tips on creating wildlife friendly garden spaces in the city, in small areas, with lots of information on improving biodiversity while growing food.

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Aug 28, 2022

Winecup

Hi Caroline Love your blog, interesting and useful and so glad someone has done a cushion print of the magnificent, yet weirdly hidden gem of a flower,

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Mar 04, 2022

Agronomist

I think potassium has little, if any, effect on algal blooms, as opposed to nitrogen and phosphorus, the N & P of N-P-K.

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Feb 03, 2022

Kurt

Are the flowers edible?

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Dec 31, 2021

The best hedge plants, 7 general principles for the world, and Africa

How to choose the best hedge plants, using 7 general principles which apply anywhere in the world, with examples from the Western Cape of South Africa

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Dec 21, 2021

DIY Grey Water Wetland

Hello Caroline, I had hoped to have been able to get a copy of your book, but do not possess a Kindle or PayPal. How else could someone get a copy of

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Recent Articles

  1. Pruning advice

    Jan 15, 23 07:46 AM

    I've got a num num hedge on our side-walk but struggle to find the right tools to keep it nice and low as well as square. What tools do you use for pruning

    Read More

  2. Saving seeds after fermenting

    Dec 02, 22 01:18 PM

    Hello, I am very curious as to whether you found the seeds to be fertile after having left it to ferment for a month. I am processing a large amount of

    Read More

  3. The 3 Wild Plums.

    Dec 02, 22 12:51 PM

    I have 3 Wild Plums in my garden. I moved in 25 years ago and they were here already. Now I have trouble with my neighbors because the garden wall is

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