Events
Celebrate Garden Day

Celebrate Garden Day

Sunday 15 October 2017 South Africans from all walks of life are joined by their love of gardens, no matter what size, shape or form. That’s why we’re celebrating Garden Day, on Sunday 15 October, with one simple ambition in mind: to encourage people to put down their...

The Traveling Gardener

The Traveling Gardener

Our mission: to catch our breaths after the ten day East Coast House and Garden Show! Ashley, Izolda, Gerald and myself headed for Port Elizabeth, destination Graaff-Reinet. So off to The Eastern Cape we went - fitting in so much over the 4 days, including the...

The School of Garden Design Charity Breakfast

The School of Garden Design Charity Breakfast

Each and every year, the School of Garden Design Charity Breakfast does an excellent job of bringing together like-minded people that want to see growth in nature as well as in human nature. Thanks to The Gardener Magazine and this year's sponsor, Mpact Recycling, we...

My Shisanyama experience

My Shisanyama experience

While working in Jo’burg last month, I decided to venture forth and find out for myself what an authentic shisanyama experience was all about. My first obstacle – I didn’t know where to go! I could have Googled it but I chose a different approach. At the time I was...

Blooming great fun at the Cape Town Flower Show

Blooming great fun at the Cape Town Flower Show

I recently attended the very first Cape Town Flower Show, held 27 - 30 October in the grounds of the Castle of Good Hope. First off – what an experience to be able to walk through the grounds where history was made. (Okay, some good and some bad, but we’re not going...

Cooking up a storm at Quo

Cooking up a storm at Quo

We had our first Thyme with Tanya gastronomic herbal event on 27 October at Quo in Kloof. Talented chef and Quo owner, Jonathan Jones, was there to share some really amazing tips with our guests. His food is simple, yet delicious. We were shown how to make everything...

Inspiration and fun at The Witness Garden Show

Inspiration and fun at The Witness Garden Show

The BIG event that my entire team has been working long and hard at for a year has just happened! The Witness Garden Show. Held from 23 - 25 September at the Royal Showgrounds in Pietermaritzburg, the show has really expanded over the years. Exciting new developments...

Our Namaqualand tour – 4 days of floral bliss!

Our Namaqualand tour – 4 days of floral bliss!

From 1 - 4 August this year, I had the pleasure of taking some big time gardening fans on tour with me to see the famous Namaqualand flowers. What a blast we had - such great people and loads of laughs. We frolicked in the daisies, visited the ruins of a old farmhouse...

It’s time for The Witness Garden Show

It’s time for The Witness Garden Show

We are ready to rock Maritzburg in September with The Witness Garden Show taking place from the 23-25 September. Come and join us! This year’s theme Fashion Fantasy will certainly produce some interesting garden designs – we can’t wait to see what out feature garden...

The Gardener

The Gardener

Presented by myself, Tanya Visser, editor of The Gardener magazine; this practical and informative gardening show tackles everything that takes place in and around your garden… In this season the garden gloves come off as I tackle a variety of topics like ornamental...

Time to raise some funds at Talloula

Time to raise some funds at Talloula

I really enjoy our Time with Tanya dates - they give me a chance to share my knowledge and interact with my fellow gardeners. And there’s always something delicious to nibble on as well! As many of you know, along with gardening, one of my great loves is animals. I...