Hardscaping is often described as the yin to landscaping’s yang, as Andy De Wet the owner of De Wet Enviroscaping explains. “Hardscaping is the construction or installation of a garden using alternative materials, other than live plants,” he adds.
Nestled in the heart of an eco-estate, this home embraces its natural surroundings. Embodying the philosophy whereby man lives in harmony with nature, the home owners sought a unique establishment that needed to rest well in the surrounding nature park and complement their lifestyle.
For me, Home Trends is always a bit of a challenge, and I often ask myself, ‘what can I do to make this one different, and take it up a level?’ With this in mind, once the April issue came around, I decided to do something a little different and present you with a visual aid of how to put a mood board together. Then in the May issue I showed readers how to pull it all together, and bring life to a space…
Straight from the catwalk, experts have hinted that the trends for summer 2012 are leaning towards the global traveller look, with fun nautical fabrics, splashes of red and white and a range of deep blues. Do not limit yourself though; play with a few metallics or a bright colour to accent the different shades of blue.