Have a “Bloomin” Good Summer

Have a “Bloomin” Good Summer

Have a “Bloomin”Good SummerHave a “Bloomin”Good SummerSummer is coming into full swing. Gardens are a riot of colour, leafy shrubs, productive veggie patches, green lawns and happy families. Unfortunately, this is also prime time for pests and disease. Both can wreak...

Bio-boost your lawn this season

Bio-boost your lawn this season

August is that time of the year to prepare your lawns for Spring. Time to come out of hiding, put on those gardening shoes, dust down the lawn mower, pick up your garden tools and get busy. Help your lawn to start strong in Spring. Lay the foundation for family...

In the garden with Tanya Visser

In the garden with Tanya Visser

Getting to Know Tanya   Meet Tanya Visser, one of SA’s most popular gardening celebrities. Full of fun, gardening knowledge and ideas as well as passionate about the environment, Tanya is somebody you want to know!! Most gardeners reading this blog will know who...

Building Plant Resilience in Winter

Building Plant Resilience in Winter

Root Health    A plant’s ability to be resilient and resist the effects of environmental stresses depends heavily on its underlying root and soil health. Like humans, plants have immune systems and a natural ability to defend themselves. Healthy plant...

Growing From The Ground Up

Growing From The Ground Up

Growing from the ground up, Plants need healthy Soils. Pick up a handful of healthy soil and you’re holding far more than just a combination of sand and ‘dirt’. In your hand are billions upon billions of lifeforms, from bacteria (good and bad!) to protozoa and more,...

Autumn Gardening

Autumn Gardening

  Autumn is the best time to be in your garden and the perfect time for planting bulbs and veggies. While planting and enjoying the cooler weather, don’t forget to add the EcoBuz Root Health Program to your planting regime. Building healthy soils and strong...

Start With Seeds

Start With Seeds

Don't be scared of seeds!  There is something magical about seeds. A seed is the epitome of potential, of the miracle that is life. In the palm of your hand, you can hold a meadow of wildflowers, an orchard of fruit trees, a forest of giants or a crop of enviable...

Wet and Wild Gardening

Wet and Wild Gardening

Protecting Your Plants From Too Much Rain. This season, South Africa has experienced the highest rainfall in many years. This is largely as a result of La Niña, a weather pattern that causes abnormal cooling of sea-surface temperatures in the Pacific. These cooler sea...

Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure

We all know that it’s far better to keep ourselves healthy than to get sick and have to go to the doctor or be medicated. The trick to staying healthy is to nourish and protect our bodies with a healthy diet, exercise and lots of water. (It sounds so simple, but it...

There are bugs in my bed!

There are bugs in my bed!

There are bugs in my bed!  The rain, the heat and hot, humid days create great conditions for your garden to grow and flourish. Sadly, these conditions also attract pests and diseases. The EcoBuz range of bio-pesticides offers effective, safe solutions for pest and...

Soil | Episode 3 | Try This At Home

Soil | Episode 3 | Try This At Home

SEASON 1 - SOIL Episode 3 “Try This At Home” While some of you have been ploughing the fields and trotting the livestock around since you were knee-high to a grasshopper, many of you may be first-time or early-onset gardeners. We’re here to teach you a trick or two to...

Soil | Episode 2 | All Soil Is Not Created Equal

Soil | Episode 2 | All Soil Is Not Created Equal

SEASON 1 - SOIL EPISODE 2 - "ALL SOIL IS NOT CREATED EQUAL" Today we are going to discuss the different soil types. Much like picking from the wine list on a first date, knowing the various categories will go a long way to ensuring the proverbial egg remains far from...

Soil | Episode 1 |  No soil, no life

Soil | Episode 1 | No soil, no life

Season 1 - SoilEpisode 1 - "No Soil, No Life" Without soil, there will be no life. The healthier our soil is, the healthier our food and plants will be.  But “what is soil?” you ask, breathless with wonder. Quite simply, soil is: the upper layer of the earth’s crust...

Ecobuz & Sustainability

Ecobuz & Sustainability

Ecobuz & Sustainability Ecobuz – Your Partner In Sustainable Gardening Ecobuz introduces the journey to garden wellness naturally. Over the past two decades, human health care has evolved from reactively reachingFor medication and anti-biotics to proactively...