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July 2018

Fire Inspired Garden Elements – Keeping You Warm This Winter

By |July 17th, 2018|Categories: Global Greats|Tags: , , , |

Cold temperatures, rain and even snow around the country mean that most of us prefer a cosy spot by the fire inside with a glass of wine, rather than an afternoon on the outside [...]

Unlocking the Wow Factor With Garden Maintenance

By |July 3rd, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, Product Reviews|Tags: , , |

Every season in the garden brings with it changes that your plants undergo, requiring different tasks to be done to preserve the plants, trees and features of your garden and create longevity of your [...]

June 2018

The Time Is Now – Preparing To Plant

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, News, Seasons Guide|Tags: , , , , |

With rain sporadic this May, many of us gardeners are breathing a sigh of relief that water for our drought-parched gardens is on the way! Many gardeners, including us Landscape Designers, are starting to [...]

May 2018

Not Just Rocks In A Box – The Power of Gabions

By |May 27th, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, Product Reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Want to add some drama and raw appeal to your garden? Gabions can do just that. Stone and rock have long been part of our human experience and natural language of the earth and [...]

Contours Landscapes: The Story Behind Our Rebranding And Growth

By |May 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Cape Contours Landscape Solutions had humble beginnings and has steadily grown its services, products and expertise over the last 12 years. You may have noticed that we have recently rebranded the company, created a [...]

March 2018

Understanding The Landscaping Industry – Who To Call And When

By |March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, News|Tags: , , |

A well-designed plant palette by our in-house Landscape Designer, Cara Smith – and planted by our in-house Landscaping teams Excerpt: Have some big dreams for your garden or new home? [...]

February 2018

Designing For Water Scarcity – Beyond The Drought

By |February 28th, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, News|Tags: , , , |

Cape Contours Landscape Solutions would like to encourage our valued followers to read the below linked article ‘’Beyond the drought’’, this wonderfully informative & well written article by author Anno Torr [...]

Artificial Plants & Faux Flora

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: Garden Design Tips, Global Greats, Product Reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Save the drop! Go Faux! There have been great leaps in the manufacturing of artificial plants, greenery and flowers and these days it is getting harder to tell them apart from the real thing. [...]

Landscaping Trends and What’s Driving Them

By |February 6th, 2018|Categories: DIY Garden Guide, Garden Design Tips|Tags: , , , , |

Change is inevitable they say – and in our industry it is a valuable opportunity to evaluate how we design and bring gardens to life. Changes in response to the ongoing water crisis are [...]

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