As a young boy growing up on a farm in the Kei River Valley in the Eastern Cape Leigh Kemp was fascinated by nature, and stories of nature. In this the 3rd article in the series from this travel writer, Leigh share some fascinating stories about Ficus.
Portulacaria afra or “Spekboom“ is a popular succulent plant found on rocky slopes in the Karoo scrub and semi-arid landscapes. Andre Swart, a bonsai enthusiast from George shares 15 years of experience growing this species as bonsai.
In this article, Durban based bonsai artist, Gary Howes shares with us his knowledge and experiences of little known indigenous tree species, Premna Mooiensis. Gary Howes describes how to collect and ensure the health of these trees through appropriate post collection care, correct watering and other valuable insights.