Judges ready to find PE’s Garden of the Year

The wait is nearly over to find out who has the most beautiful garden in Port Elizabeth. The four judges for the PE Express and Die Burger’s PE Garden of the ...

Last chance to enter PE Garden of the Year competition

Locals with green fingers have until Friday to enter their gardens in this year’s Die Burger and PE Express PE Garden of the Year competition. “We’ve had an overwhelming response thus ...

Water saving tips for a beautiful water wise garden

With water often as scarce as hen’s teeth in the Eastern Cape, water wise gardens have found their rightful place in this year’s Die Burger and PE Express PE Garden of ...

Drawing up building plans in advance

Written for Property Poser Our Property Poser panel of experts has been asked to advise a reader on the drawing up of building plans to extend a house.

Autumn pests can infest your garden

With autumn on the horizon, so too is the emergence of a number of annoying garden pests set on destroying your garden’s va va voom. Well-known Greenfingers horticulturist, Hilton Rishworth, says ...

Notice periods and deposits when renting

Written for Property Poser A reader has asked our Property Poser panel of experts several questions relating to the letting of a property and the deposit.

Matching people with the perfect property – the Jaco Rademeyer story

When I phoned Jaco Rademeyer Estates to make an appointment to interview the man behind the name, Judy answered. My assignment, I told her, was to write a day-in-the-life piece on ...

Focal points can help to create a good first impression

Like any relationship, the first impression your garden makes can enhance or destroy your chances of success in this year’s Die Burger and PE Express PE Garden of the Year competition. ...

Garden of the Year competition kicks into gear!

Local residential and corporate gardens of all shapes and sizes will be in the spotlight over the next two months as the PE Express Garden of the Year competition kicks into ...

Duties and responsibilities of letting agents

Written for Property Poser Our Property Poser panel has received a disturbing letter from a reader, outlining several complaints and concerns about tenants renting a house in their neighbourhood.