Garden Bleu is so excited about our organic herbs and vegetable seedlings stocked at both Greenside and Pretoria branches. All our herbs are grown in healthy soil which have broken down in an organic matter (humus) where millions of organisms would thrive and thereby your herb seedling would be stronger and more resistant to pests. Herbs at Garden Bleu are grown in a nursery environment on the North Eastern side of Pretoria where we enjoy a more tropical climate. Should you be buying organic versions of herbs? Yes because your others herbs could be harbouring the potentially dangerous pesticides!
Some people make it look so easy. On late summer afternoons, blogger Christine Chitnis heads to her community garden plot to tend her vegetables—toddler in tow. "This part of my day is so idyllic," she says. "Vik is such an easygoing soul, he's happy to eat some dirt and hang out while I fuss with my plot." Here are her secrets to creating a kid-friendly garden: