A work colleague has a house in the Karoo and, after his last visit, came home with a whole bunch of Karoo Acacia seeds. He has been having trouble propagating them and I offered to give it ago, accidentally using a pot with no holes in the bottom and ‘drowning’ the seeds. It seems to have done the trick, with a seedling shooting up within days and I wondered whether my accidental drowning was actually what the seed needed, kinda like the heavy downpours they get in the Karoo.
- Mick Clarke: Old post but I have a Baobab tree in the garden in...
- Annamarie Acton: I bought 2 trays - 24 plants of Lobelia and the da...
- Nerina: I can DHL plants to Durban Salama...
- Nerina: It is firstname.lastname@example.org...
- Salama: HI Nerina I'm interested in buying comfrey plant...
- Companion Planting Competition November 16, 2011
- How cool is spekboom? February 12, 2009
- Syringas March 11, 2009
- Wanted: Jade vine creeper July 17, 2012
- WIN: The Lazy Man’s Guide to Saving the World July 2, 2013
- August 20, 2015
- The Shore Break August 20, 2015
- The Witness Garden Show 2015 July 23, 2015
- South Africa’s Plastic Recycling Statistics for 2014 July 1, 2015
- Help identifying tree often used in landscaping June 23, 2015
aloe cactus cape Cape Town climate change comfrey COP17 coral tree durban Durban Botanic Gardens eastern cape flower food fynbos greenpop how to indigenous Indigenous Plant Fair insects Karoo kitchen garden kwazulu-natal Mining orchid organic permaculture pot plant recycling sa blog awards seeds soil spekboom succulent sustainability table mountain transkei travel tree urban farming water wild coast wild dagga wild garlic xolobeni xolobeni mining