Tag Archives: Sustainable

Tecoma flowering now at Towerkop Nursery.

Tecoma

This popular garden shrub attracts birds and butterflies to it’s tubular flowers, especially sunbirds!

It makes an effective hedge when trimmed but bushes out if left natural. Farmer’s encourage it’s growth along fences where it is kept in check by grazing animals.

Also called Cape honeysuckle, it is widely cultivated and very easy to propagate from cuttings or root suckers or runners.

It likes semi-shade to full sun, is drought tolerant and should be pruned back in late winter to encourage new growth.

The species occurs naturally in South Africa, Swaziland and southern Mozambique.

This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society’s award of garden merit.

Plant with Plumbago.

 

Today Towerkop Nursery is recycling.

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The carrier handle on this wine box makes a good plant tag !

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Today John the Farmer is processing mustard seed

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Garden Scenes at TowerkopNursery this Summer.

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Today John the Farmer visited Nelson Mandela Bay.

Grass Roof

Grass Roof

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Succulent Garden

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Succulent Garden

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Succulent collection

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Succulent Nursery

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Hanging Hessian planter at Towerkop Nursery

Hanging Hessian planter at Towerkop Nursery

Hanging Hessian planter at Towerkop Nursery

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Today John the Farmer planted Coriander/ Dhanya plants in recycled biodegradable pots.

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