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Gardening Hacks

There are so many gardening hacks out there to make your life easier and enabling your plants to grow better.  In today’s lifestyle, trying to save on time and money is a great benefit to anyone. At Stanler Farms Nursery we share some handy gardening hacks to help things along …

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Repot your Plant

Sometimes your plant that was in a pot for quite some time may start looking a little bit worse for wear.  Below we highlight some of the things to look out for when deciding on repotting.  Check the Roots  When tipping your pot over gently, have a look to see …

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What is Perlite?

Primarily used to aerate soil or compost. Perlite is a life savior to your plants.  Excellent for encompassing a drain free pot, it is also great for propagation.  What is Perlite?  Reminding me of Styrofoam or polystyrene, perlite is white and as light as air.  Perlite is made from volcanic …

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How Much Water do Plants Need?

This is always a tricky one and sometimes even though we think we got it right, our plants state otherwise and meet their demise. How much water a plant needs depends on a variety of things, which is where the learning curve comes in.  On average most garden plants, shrubs …

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Which Type of Pots are best for Plants?

There are actually a few things to consider when making this decision, as the wrong pot may destroy your plant.  We are going to jump into which type of pots are best for plants. With such a wide variety from plastic to hanging pots, one doesn’t always know what is …

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How to Make Homemade Fertilizer

You have your beautiful plants inside your home, they have enough water, sun and light.  There is something else they also need just like us humans – vitamins in the form of fertilizer. There are many different varieties of fertilizer you can purchase at your local nursery. There are also …

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Garden Decor in Durbanville

There are so many plant varieties, trees, shrubs and bushes you can have in any type of garden. Depending on the size of your garden, there is also a large variety of garden decor to fill every spot.  Ranging from simple cobblestones to elaborate pots, there is a bit of …

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Which Plants keep Flies Away

During the summer months in Cape Town, Which Plants keep Flies Awaythe flies start making an appearance.  Naturally, during summer, things that are left out tend to rot faster.  This in turn brings the flies in their masses. As the world gets more and more health-conscious there are ways to …

Best Nursery in Cape Town

Who doesn’t love a bit of nature around them? Whether it be a few pot plants on your windowsill or a big garden in the back. Nature is a part of us, and what better way to bring in some greenery into your home than visiting the best plant nursery …