Vergelegen wine estate unveils plans for a vast arboretum


Vergelegen, the 321-year-old Somerset West wine estate renowned for its 18 magnificent gardens, has unveiled plans for a vast 54 hectare botanical garden devoted to trees.... Read full article

Glencairn labyrinth, Simon's Town


Wanted - indigenous plants for Glencairn Labyrinth... Read full article

Benvie: A KZN Gardening Gem


A description of the iconic Benvie farm garden- a garden enthusiasts paradise. ... Read full article

Glyphosate resistant Palmer Amaranth weed


This weed reaching 2metres in height is resistant to glyphosate -normally used to control weeds. It has been identified in the Northern Cape region in South Africa.... Read full article

The science of glyphosate remains unchanged

by CropLife Australia on

In May2019, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reaffirmed the safety of glyphosate, finding it is not a carcinogen. Their Decision found there are no risks to public health when glyphosate is used in accordance with its label.... Read full article

New pest of concern - Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB)

by Dept Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on

Detection of a new pest of concern Euwallacea sp. nr fornicates, commonly known as the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PSHB).... Read full article

The Vineyard Hotel Gardens, Cape Town


The garden and landscape at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town has delighted and fascinated hotel goers for over 200 years. With the mercury rising, it is the perfect time to go out and see what the fuss is all about.... Read full article

Control of alien invader black wattle - dasineura rubiformis.

by Marè Collett, Garden Route Botanical Garden on

BLACK WATTLE BIOCONTROL AGENT: Dasineura rubiformis - is a midge that prevents black wattle from setting seed. Release time for the midge is now (July). See how you can help establish this midge in the Southern Cape, South Africa...... Read full article