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Fynbos Showstoppers

To the casual observer Fynbos can appear rugged and dull. Yet on closer inspection, Fynbos actually boasts a much higher variety of colour, shapes and texture than any other plant kingdom. Even after years of living in the Fynbos biome, aptly named ‘The Garden Route’, I am still astounded by some [...]

Our favourite shade plants for your garden

Shady gardens are cool and lush and can be extremely beautiful, and in Cape Town there is surprisingly a lot of shade in most gardens. Many older gardens in the southern suburbs have large established trees like Oaks, Plain trees and Pines that shade a large area of the garden below their leafy branches. For [...]

By |2018-12-13T13:39:32+00:00April 18th, 2016|Garden Design Tips, Global Greats|2 Comments

Our Best Waterwise Plants

Temperatures are soaring and the heat and lack of rain has been intense this Summer in the Cape. Sadly a lot of the plants in our gardens are struggling as they are not all waterwise species. As Landscapers we know what gardeners need to do, and that is to slowly replace the thirsty exotics with [...]

By |2017-05-17T10:44:38+00:00February 22nd, 2016|DIY Garden Guide, Plant Database, Water Wise|0 Comments