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Bees
Thursday, 30 April 2015 13:12

Take a look at our bee information on the downloads. It is quite scary how humans are destroying the very things that they need to survive.

 
Turraea floribunda - Honeysuckle Tree
Thursday, 16 April 2015 10:17

Small, medium to scrambling deciduous tree found in forests, rivirine and dunes. Also coastal areas. Flowers are large and sweetly scented. They flower between September and February. Pollinated by hawk moths and sunbirds. In stock.

 
Butterflies galore
Thursday, 09 April 2015 12:47

Butterflies are abundant in the nursery and our garden. With the rain and hot weather flowers are open in many of the species. Plectranthus ecklonii, Asystasia gangetica, Xylothecaa kraussiana and many others play host to a number of butterflies. Look out for the Red Acraea, the Citrus Swallowtail, Green Banded Swallowtail and many more. Keep a journal listing the butterflies as well as the dates you see them. Compare them from year to year. Do not forget to plant shrubs and trees that attract butterflies. Read Julia Botha's book 'Bringing Butterflies back to your garden".

 
Dracaena aletriformis
Monday, 16 March 2015 14:30

Large-leaved Dragon Tree - very decorative plant found in shade in coastal dune forest. Single-stemmed flowers much branched sweetly scented. Flowers only open at night November - February. Field mice and birds nest in the leaves and eat on the fruit. Host plant to skipper butterflies. Grows very easily can be used as an indoor plant. Tolerates deep shade but is frost sensitive.

 
Rawsonia lucida - Forest-peach
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:52

Beautiful shrub or medium tree. Creamy-white scented flowers - September to November in clusters. Plant in semi-shade. Flowers attract bees. In stock.

 
Crossandra greenstockii - Bushveld Crossandra
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:47

Low-growing herb found in grassland and woodland. Bright orange to red flowers, October to June. Lovely hardygarden plant, grow in full sun. In stock now.

 
Food for creepy crawlies
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 10:15

Pile up some logs and let them rot, this makes ideal places for all sorts of creatures. Rocks provide havens for lizards which in turn will attract birds and small mammals. Stop clearing your leaves leave it and it will become mulch also attracting colourful and interesting wildlife. Plant will grasses they will provide seeds and nesting material for different birds. Plant trees that will attract birds, butterflies, insects and mammals. In no time you will have far more wildlife in your garden.

 
New in stock
Thursday, 11 December 2014 09:13

Plumbago - Blue. Agapanthus - Double Diamond/Medium White and Lilac. Euryops - Bright yellow Daisy. Tecoma capensis - Yellow/Peach and Red. Polygala. Barleria and many more. Pop in we will be delighted to help you with your garden requirements.

 
Erythrina lysistemon, Common Coral Tree
Monday, 24 November 2014 10:53

Ian Garland used to tell his young children that this was the lollipop tree. This is a small to medium deciduous tree. Bright red flowers between June and October. Birds and insects attracted to the flowers. Keep dry in winter for best flowering. Makes a beautiful feature in a garden.

 
Scadoxus multiflorus, Fire-ball Lily
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:21

Deciduous, grows up to 1m in light shade. Found in bushveld and grassland. Flowers round stem speckled towards base, flowers October-December. Berry red fruit. Makes a great garden plant (In stock).

 
Adenium multiflorum, Impala Lily
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:20

This is a succulent shrub that can grow up to 3m, found in dry woodland. Flowers white with dark pink margins, May-September. Fruits are velvety to the touch. Lovely garden or container plant in frost-free areas (in stock).

 
Category 3 Plants
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:18

Plants which are considered to ornamental value and include the jacaranda (excluding the sterile variety), the butterfly orchid tree (Bauhinia purpurea), syringa, the Australian silky oak and cotoneaster. Existing plants do not need to be removed by the land users if they are prevented from spreading and do not occur within 30m of the 1:50 year flood line of water courses and wetlands. They may not be sold or newly planted.

 
Category 2 Plants
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:17

Plants that have proven commercial value, and are allowed to occur only in demarcated areas where they need to be controlled. These plants include cluster pine, black wattle, grey poplar and patula pine. These plants are also not allowed to occur within 30m from the 1:50 year flood line of water courses and wetlands.

 
Category 1 Plants
Wednesday, 12 November 2014 11:16

Plants such as lantana, the pompom weed, queen of the night, bug weed and water hyacinth are not allowed to occur on any land or water surfaces, neither in rural nor urban areas. The land user must therefore control these plants. Category 1 plants may no longer be planted or propagated and all trade in their seeds, cuttings or any other propagation material is prohibited.

 
Two amazing men - the backbone of Twinstreams
Monday, 15 September 2014 11:26

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