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How to play your part in saving our bee pollination

How to play your part in saving our bee pollination: The honeybee and general bee pollination is an indicator of our planet's health, and sadly currently this situation is looking rather bleak as every year bee populations are dwindling drastically. We as humans don’t realise how much of an impact this [...]

By |2019-05-27T08:49:39+02:00May 21st, 2019|DIY Garden Guide, International Trends, News|Comments Off on How to play your part in saving our bee pollination

Helpful Tips for May In Your Garden

May is your last month to plan and prepare your garden and beautiful landscape for the potentially cold and harsh winter months coming up. The more preparation and work you put in, the more successful your garden will be at not only surviving, but flourishing in the winter months. This means [...]

By |2019-05-15T10:00:50+02:00May 15th, 2019|DIY Garden Guide, Garden Design Tips, News|Comments Off on Helpful Tips for May In Your Garden

Installation News: Cloetesville Library/Ward offices/community Hall and Centre/Clinic

Cloetesville Library/Ward offices/community Hall and Centre/Clinic Project Team Client: Stellenbosch Municipalaty Landscape Architects: Red Landscape Architect Landscape Contractor:  Contours Landscapes (Pty) Ltd (Commercial Division) Irrigation Design: Controlled Irrigation (Contours Landscapes) Irrigation Installation:  Contours Landscapes  Cloetesville Project was a community junction and interest point, were two critical services for the community are [...]

By |2019-04-09T12:02:34+02:00March 19th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Installation News: Cloetesville Library/Ward offices/community Hall and Centre/Clinic

SALI Awards 2018

SALI - The South African Landscaping Institute, promoters of professionalism and quality in landscaping, with Contours Landscapes receiving the following awards for 2018. Meulplein Stellenbosch SALI AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE 2018 - GOLD AWARDS SPECIALISED LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION Trophy Award Winner – Deserving of a strong mention for achievements in all [...]

By |2018-10-11T18:17:03+02:00October 9th, 2018|News|Comments Off on SALI Awards 2018

Artificial Greening – Our Growing Range of Faux Flora

Don’t be fooled! Faux is the new cool! The new possibilities for using synthetic or ‘fake’ plants for greening up your interior and outdoor living spaces are reaching new heights, quite literally! We have been hard at work, developing our growing range of artificial green walling options that more and more are hard to [...]

Langebaan – A Westcoast Trip to View The Flowers

I recently spent a weekend in Langebaan (with my partner) to catch the start of the 2018 wild flower season.   Prior to me going on the trip I had decided that I would use the opportunity to take, what I hoped to be, spectacular kaleidoscope photos of the flowers we saw.  I [...]

By |2018-08-13T16:22:43+02:00August 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Langebaan – A Westcoast Trip to View The Flowers

Kronendal Primary School

Kronendal Primary in Hout Bay contacted Contours Design Studio with the request to revamp their aftercare facility, the spec was to create an area for the children where they could ‘learn through  play” and practice the skills learnt in school. Julia Budden the designer of this amazing project and mother of two boys jumped [...]

By |2018-07-31T14:54:55+02:00July 28th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kronendal Primary School

The Time Is Now – Preparing To Plant

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 plan for planting, after putting this off for a few months to coincide with the rain. What can we do [...]

By |2018-06-25T09:46:18+02:00June 11th, 2018|Garden Design Tips, News, Seasons Guide|4 Comments

Contours Landscapes: The Story Behind Our Rebranding And Growth

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 beautiful new website and dropped ‘Cape’ from our name. We are now proudly Contours Landscape Services.  What sparked this recent [...]

By |2019-07-03T10:30:29+02:00May 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Contours Landscapes: The Story Behind Our Rebranding And Growth