Planting trees, especially fruit trees, not only rewards you with seasonal fruit but greenery, privacy and shade as well
While exotic species are to be discouraged as they offer unfair competition to our native species, some can be grown
Medicinal plants are good to have but until and unless they are properly identified no part of them should be
It’s the time of year when you can plant lots and lots of flowers in your garden
Soil, water, sunshine ... the basic ingredients of gardening need to be used carefully for healthy plant growth
Plant bearded iris and have a riot of rainbow colours in your garden
Reduce the need for water by using mulch in your pots/garden
Indulge in organic gardening and enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables while keeping your food cost low
Palm trees are making a come-back; they look good and are not difficult to grow
Learn how and when to sow seeds and water the plants with Zahrah Nasir
Use your imagination rather than just sticking to tradition to create beautiful gardens
Treat your plants gently, especially when transplanting, and they will reward you in return
The heat is well and truly on and gardens, as always at this time of year, are crying out for water but — so are...
Be it pest menace or watering issues, gardeners have to keep an eye on a lot of things
Building a garden or caring for the old plants, Zahrah Nasir has tips up her sleeve
‘Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,’ said Shakespeare; so why not take some measures to protect your plants
Zahrah Nasir makes it clear that ‘lush green lawns’ are not among her favourite things
Thanks to their beauty and variety, lilies have been symbols of purity, compassion and rebirth from ancient times.
Repot, transplant, nourish, fight pests — a gardener’s tasks are never-ending
IT’S tiny, darts hither and thither, hovers on the spot while sipping nectar and builds an intricate, teardrop...