Become a Green Garden Genius
Become a Green Garden Genius

Here are some tips on becoming the green talk of the neighbourhood.

1.    Have a water-friendly garden. Make your garden water-wise by planting indigenous drought-resistant plants which require minimal watering.

2.    Only water your garden after 6pm. You will help to reduce unnecessary evaporation.

3.    Channel rain water from gutters into your garden and swimming pool.

4.    Install a grey-water system and rain water tanks at home.

5.    Re-use water from baths, sinks and basins in your garden or toilet cistern.

6.     Make your own compost. Did you know that 40 - 60% of your household waste can be composted?! Much of the kitchen waste we discard every day could be used to make fantastic fertilizer for your garden!

7.    Make your own (earth) worm bin. Earthworms produce excellent compost, rich in nutrients, and are a great solution for small gardens.

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