What do 4 things all plants need>

Most outdoor plants require sun, water, good soil and good drainage. If planting in the ground, water every 2 -3  days on mild to warm days. If in pots water daily. 

Do I water the plant or the soil?

Its always best to water the soil only. 

I'm starting a garden, what type of soil do I need?

Depending on the drainage in your soil, you might only need well balanced compost. For pot planting, a quality potting soil as well. Soil with good drainage will help your plants glow!

What are the factors to consider in starting a home garden?

Environment. The environment is one of the most important elements to consider when planning your garden. Plant size. All plants grow into varying shapes and sizes. Amount of shade. Flowering time. Maintenance. Resistance to disease and parasites.

What should we determine first to build a garden?

Firstly Consider what to plant, clear the ground, Test your soil, prepare your planting beds, the pick your plants and start planting and water evenings or early morning for best results.

What's the most important thing to know about gardening?

sun, soil, spacing, water and nutrients.

Soil is the primary source of water and nutrients for plants and must also provide sufficient oxygen to the root system. A gardener's job is to make sure, through proper bed preparation, that the soil provides what plants need to be healthy and strong.
To feed the soil, and improve its structure, use bulky materials like garden compost compost, rotted manures or leaf mould. These materials release nutrients slowly, improve soil conditions, and stimulate essential micro organisms. 

How do you take care of herbs in a planter?

Most herbs grow best in full sun. Plant your herbs where they will receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sunlight each day. While herbs appreciate water during especially hot or dry weather, don't overdo it.

Which herbs do not go together?

. keep moist-loving herbs together. Keep dry-climate herbs together. Keep parsley away from mint and lemon herbs. Don't plant mints together. Keep mint in its own container most of the time. Keep fennel away from everything including coriander, dill, cress, oregano or caraway.

What can you not plant with thyme?

Although a variety of herbs (and even flowers, like marigolds and nasturtiums) can often be planted together, certain kinds like parsley, cilantro, tarragon, basil and chives prefer a more moist soil, and should not be planted directly with thyme.

What can I plant near rosemary?

Rosemary's aroma maks the scent of brassicas and keeps pests at bay. Plant rosemary near any plants in the cabbage family: cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, and radishes.

Do you offer bulk veg or herb orders as well?

Yes we take orders for germination trays of 200 of a kind with delivery time about 7 days, Kindly contact sales@buygrow.co.za need our for wholesale enquiries..

If a product is not available, can we place an order?

Yes normally within a week unless its out of season.


What are the factors to consider in planting fruit or nut bearing trees?

Make sure your soil or orchard area is suitable. Most like a well-drained soil. Fruit trees should be selected according to fruit type, variety, pollination, harvest date and root stock. Select fruit-tree varieties that will grow well in your area. contact sales@buygrow.co.za for further info.

What maintenance do fruit or nut trees need?

Fruit or nut trees require yearly maintenance to ensure fruit production for the following year. Pruning will stimulate new fruiting wood, allow sufficient space for fruit to mature. Air circulation and sunlight are factors to consider.

How long does a nut take to grow?

Many nut trees start to yield fruit in 3-5 years. In addition to enjoying the fruits of your harvest, many nut trees work well as shade trees and bloom lovely flowers in the spring.

What season nuts grow?

They begin to ripen in late autumn and continue through spring. It depends on which type of tree you have and your climate, but you'll know your nuts are ready for harvest when the husks dry out and turn from green to brown. Once this happens, the husk will split, revealing the nut inside.

Should I stake a young fruit tree?

Staking is necessary for any newly planted large tree, including fruit trees.

For any further information, kindly email us, sales@buygrow.co.za

Grow Well!