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Zen garden in a weekend
7 years ago

Zen garden in a weekend

A tranquil Zen garden is good for both body and soul. And it doesn’t take a ton of elbow grease or time to add one to your garden. It can be done in a day or two.

Garden Bleu
8 years ago

Garden Bleu

What started out as a project of passion, blossomed into a thriving business for André and Rhoda Kruger, owners of Garden Bleu.

Why you should hire a landscaper

By  •  Landscaping

A perfectly manicured and well-established garden is the ultimate complementary feature to any home. If you want the best for your outdoor environment it is definitely worth considering hiring the help of a professional as opposed to doing it yourself.

An oasis in the city
8 years ago

An oasis in the city

If you venture out to Maboneng Precinct, the rejuventated business and residential district in the heart of Johannesburg, you will discover the Living Room – a rooftop bar and the brainchild of Tiakaya Designz owner, Taryn Jacobson. Tiakaya is a design company offering interior/exterior spatial solutions and unique landscaping installations

Home Channel Decor and Design Mornings
9 years ago

Home Channel Decor and Design Mornings

By  •  Out And About

The Home Channel Decor and Design Mornings, sponsored by Plascon, are back this year with the first of their annual Décor & Design Mornings taking place on 13 March 2013 at the Saxon Boutique Hotel and Spa in Johannesburg.

The art of hardscaping
9 years ago

The art of hardscaping

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.

Build it green – part 12
9 years ago

Build it green – part 12

By  •  Guest Bloggers

The week started with more cutting and fitting of boards, and the first layer downstairs was finished on the second day – just in time for the delivery of the roof trusses!

Landscaping with aloes
9 years ago

Landscaping with aloes

By  •  Landscaping

Landscaping and gardening in general has always been about the beautification of man’s surroundings. The quest for something new and better, always drives man to expand into new, previously neglected avenues. Aloes have been overlooked as landscaping plants, but the recent introduction of great new aloe hybrids has changed that.

Plant and go
11 years ago

Plant and go

No time to work on a garden? Find out why low-maintenance gardens are the way to go.

Country manor

By  •  Themed

This is a home where family and friends feel welcome, and where you can relax in a space that calms the mind and soul.

It’s complementary

Debbi Rebelo of Plantscapes Landscaping and Irrigation says that each style of house has an obvious, complementary style of garden. According to Manus Swiegers, owner of Manus Swiegers Landscaping, it is important to first analyse the architectural style of the house and then decide which style of garden will complement it.

Landscaping 101

Why opting for a landscaper is better than DIY gardening.

Point of view

By  •  Modern

“I was extremely pleased with the final result of the home. Throughout this whole process, I have realised that paying attention to detail and selecting quality finishes makes all the difference,” remarks the owner.

Beautiful creations

By  •  Out And About

Durban’s best go on display

African ambition

By  •  Classic

This home, without a doubt, is the perfect example of elegance combined with a tranquil African theme – the perfect display of the home owners’ personalities commingled with taste, style and class. What more could a home owner want?

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