Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery

Guest House Accommodation

Country Cottages

Close to Lanseria airport our secure 4 Star Bed & Breakfast Muldersdrift Guest House Accommodation is perfect for a leisure or business stay 30 minutes from Pretoria or Johannesburg

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Wholesale Nursery

Grower and supplier of wholesale indigenous plants to landscapers & nurseries countrywide. Contract growing of indigenous plants of South Africa from rooted cuttings to 100L size

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Retail Nursery

Our retail plant nursery in Muldersdrift, Johannesburg sells a large selection of South African indigenous plants. We showcase ideas for theme gardens, urban gardens and landscaping

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Events

For indigenous gardening advice, join our regular nature-based events and activities, including Bird Walks, monthly Coffee Mornings, and seasonal activities for children.

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Tea Garden

One of the best places to eat in Johannesburg. An open-air coffee shop offering good coffee, breakfasts, light lunches and delicious cakes in a scenic outdoor-eating area, or covered patio.

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Conference Venue

A fully equipped meeting room to hire in Muldersdrift, with easy access from Pretoria or Johannesburg. We offer catering, overnight accommodation for 16 people, and are competitively priced

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Newsletters

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for indigenous gardening inspiration, ideas and advice, information and news on special offers. Included are our events and farm scenery and ecology

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Plant Catalogue

100's of species of Indigenous Plants of South Africa are listed here, with photographs, characteristics and gardening advice. All have horticultural value, some more unusual than others

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Random Harvest News Blog

[Title] How to Plant a Tree

The best results are achieved when one knows how to plant a tree correctly. The time and effort taken to plant your tree correctly will pay off handsomely when you have a beautiful, well-structured and healthy tree in your garden. 

A properly planted tree will grow faster, stronger and healthier.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Thursday, May 16, 2019 Views: 1672


[Title] Polyphagous Shothole Borer Beetle (PSHB) Control Update

Fungicidal Lipids, together with knowledge of the life habits of the Polyphagous Shothole Borer (PSHB) have been shown to possibly be the best defence against this scourge, which is lined up for an ecological fire storm.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Monday, April 29, 2019 Views: 4821


[Title] Create a Small Bird-Friendly Garden using Indigenous Plants

The best way to create a small bird friendly garden is simply to give the birds what they need… places to feed, nest, rest and breed.  If you design a garden around these requirements, using indigenous food-bearing plants, birds will flock to your garden.

Birds will visit even the smallest gardens, provided that these basic needs are catered for.  In other words, you need to create a great habitat (a place that can provide for all these needs).

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Monday, May 28, 2018 Views: 5112


[Title] 5 of our best small garden ideas with indigenous plants of South Africa

Create a beautiful small garden, using indigenous plants of South Africa. Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery constantly inspires with new display gardens, and this time we have presented no less than five beautiful small gardens ideas.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Friday, November 17, 2017 Views: 15235


[Title] Drought tolerant landscaping & garden designs with indigenous plants

An arid garden uses drought tolerant plants or desert plants when landscaping in an environment that receives very little rainfall, intense sunlight, and experiences fluctuating temperatures.

Indigenous South African water wise plants lend themselves well to arid garden design.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Friday, June 23, 2017 Views: 12967


[Title] Best Mothers Day Gifts Ideas from Random Harvest Indigenous Nursery

“When is Mothers Day in South Africa, 2017?” you ask. It is just around the corner…Sunday, the 14th of May!

If you haven’t already got Mom the best gift ever to shower her with love on Mothering Sunday, Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery has the best Mothers’ Day gift ideas to help you.

From as little as under R50 to what ever your budget may allow, our shop and plant nursery can help you pick out perfect Mothers’ Day Gifts. We have such cool stuff for Moms, I can’t wait to show you what you can choose from.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Views: 3784


[Title] Carpenter Bee Buzz Pollinates at Random Harvest Plant Nursery

At Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery there are almost as many different kinds of insect and bird pollinators as there are plants.

South African indigenous plants have developed very interesting pollination mechanisms, including buzz pollination. This is to make sure that they are counted amongst our country’s rich biodiversity.

Schlerochiton kirkii is one such plant.

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Views: 4631


[Title] Bird List and 5 Tips for Bird Watching at Random Harvest Farm

Over 156 species of South African birds live here or visit Random Harvest Indigenous Plant Nursery, but sometimes they’re so difficult to spot!

We love these 5 helpful bird watching tips from an expert birder:

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Posted by Heather Balcomb on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Views: 4117



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