Monthly Archives: October 2016

Seven South African trees for a sensational sunbird garden

When creating a sensational sunbird garden, it’s important to remember that sunbirds are drawn to the colour red, like a Spanish bull to a red cloth. Their beaks are long and curved; adapted to fit in trumpet-shaped flowers. There are 21 species of sunbird in South Africa - two of which are endemic. They are wonderfully…
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10 South African trees and shrubs that have us tickled pink!

If a pink planting palate tickles your fancy and you are feeling inspired by Aerosmith, here are 10 indigenous trees to grow in a pink South African garden. Pink is a non-threatening colour that inspires confidence and is widely considered to have carefree, fun and happy connotations. Pink also comes with strong associations with breast…
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