Archive | November, 2012

Staghorn Advice

Hi Sprig I posted a while ago about my air plants, and since then I’ve become more and more interested in them and picked up a few more. Recently I’ve been seeing staghorn ferns in loads of decor magazines and blogs, and with a bit of research I found out they’re also epiphytes (air plants […]

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Blooms every 40 years

Amorphophallus titanum (Araceae), also called the “cadaverous flower” is one of nature’s jewels that so many may never see. The largest flower in the world was blooming in Mexico recently, measuring two meters high and weighing 75 kilos. It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years. You’d only see it […]

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Profile feature in Garden and Home magazine

A couple of months back, Garden and Home magazine did an awesome feature on us and Sprig. For those who didn’t get a chance to read it, we’re finally got around to scanning a copy. Thanks to journalist Patricia McCracken for the excellent article! Click  to read ‘A Flourishing Network’ …

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Fig tree, by Mike Bogle

Looking for Fig Tree

Hi I am looking for a fig tree I live in Pinetown, Kwa-Zulu Natal. Anne

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Sad Cycad now

I took the advice from Lorraine in June this year and look how my cycad has come back to life! I trimmed all the fronds as I really couldn’t look at them anymore. My husband took these photos over the last three Saturdays and I think my cycad now poses when he comes along. One […]

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