Garden Day 2020

It’s time to turn over a new leaf by downing tools this Garden Day…

Garden Day is an official day for all South African gardeners to reap the rewards of their hard work and to relish in the beauty of their gardensGarden Day is here to allow you to put your tools into the shed, relax and enjoy your planted paradise.

Invite over family and friends and together you can revel in the beauty of your hard work and appreciate the sought after satisfaction and reward that gardening provides us.

There are so many ways to celebrate your garden by simply enjoy being in it:


In the lead up to Garden Day visit your local Garden Centre or nursery and get inspired! Visit the Life is a Garden website to locate your nearest Garden Center or nursery.


Down tools and start planning a celebration to enjoy your hard work. Garden Day celebrations come in all shapes and sizes. Plan an outdoor picnic with your children or share your green space with friends online. It’s all about taking a moment to celebrate the greenery that brings you joy.


There are lots of different ways to celebrate your garden:

  • Enjoy a cup of rooibos tea and beskuit.
  • Host a plant swap and ask guests to bring a rare and interesting plant.
  • Have a garden scavenger hunt.
  • Enjoy dinner outside in the garden with each dish featuring a home-grown ingredient.
  • Meditate.
  • Make seed bombs with the kids.


Join the conversation at @GardenDaySA and #GardenDaySA. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Tik Tok and Twitter to be inspired!

How cool is this – get your very own flower crown image for THE GRAM when you head online and take a selfie- Click |HERE| to find out how!


Download the free Candide app for localised gardening tips, a comprehensive database of plants, and answers to all your green questions. Discover the latest trends, explore inspirational gardens, and connect with fellow plant lovers. The App is transforming the way people interact and engage with their gardens and green spaces. (These ideas have been extracted from the Gardenday website.)


We will be hosting some Garden Day representatives on the day who will be handing out flower crowns. Why not join in the fun by making your own wreath and sporting it on the day, or pop by the nursery – you may be gifted a beautiful floral, living, flower crown to wear with relish!

For more ideas and Garden Day inspiration, visit . You can also follow Garden Day on social media and share your celebrations on social media by tagging @gardendaysa #gardenday

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