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The Perfect Outdoor Chill-Out Area

Creating A Private Retreat On Your Bloubergstrand Property Anybody owning Bloubergstrand property will certainly understand wanting to stay home and enjoy beautiful summer days from the comfort of their own home. Even a small area on your property can be transformed into a blissful retreat where family and friends can relax and enjoy spectacular Blouberg sunsets with a sun downer or three… Location, Location, Location: Choose a quiet, sheltered corner of your garden to create your little haven. Even those living in apartments can create a beautiful outdoor space on…

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Growing Natural Pesticides

Clever Gardening Ideas for Blouberg Properties With spring being in the air, so too is the buzz of mosquitoes and other pests in the garden, but before you turn to a can of toxic insecticide, have a look at how you can grow your own natural pesticides on Blouberg properties. These five plants will all naturally repel annoying insects: African Wormwood (Artemisia Afra) An indigenous Artemisia with strong smelling leaves that repels insects that can be grown from cuttings of up to 2m tall or from seedlings. It isn’t fussy…

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July Gardening Tips for Blouberg Properties

While most people are huddled up under their blankets to keep warm, there are still a few of us die-hard gardeners trying to make the most of any little bit of sunshine to enhance the gardens of their Blouberg properties. Unfortunately, there isn’t much colour around Blouberg in July, but if you have planted Icelandic Poppies, they should be flowering now with their single long-stemmed flower. To keep it flowering until spring when other plants on your property start to flower again, make sure it has full sun, rich soil…

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