Blue Marguerite daisy

The beautiful Blue Marguerite Daisy

The Blue Marguerite Daisy is a great indigenous plant to include in virtually any garden. These hardy plants grow into a small shrub, about...
Blue Pansy butterfly

Blue Pansy butterfly

Not all pansies are plants! This one happens to be an insect: a butterfly to be more specific. The Blue Pansy does, however, have...
Gecko with cockroach

Gecko versus cockroach

I am pretty sure that not many people like to have geckoes in their houses. I am even more sure that people don’t like...
Yellow Bell Orchid tree

The Yellow Bell Orchid Tree

I can clearly remember going to a Durban nursery looking for a small tree to plant for Arbour Day. My requirements were that it...
Cape White-eye

Meet the Cape White-eye

No matter where you live in South Africa, if you have a garden with trees and shrubs, you will probably be visited by the...
Red Bishop male

Welcome to Nature on your Doorstep

Welcome to Nature on your Doorstep - a blog about the good and not so good things that you find in your garden and...