stepping up

Entering the entertainment courtyard and viewing from the food courts these seating steps presented an opportunity for waterwise indigenous planting – with no automated irrigation, water fountains and lights… We planted large feature Aloidendron barberae (Aloe trees) with a mixture of Plumbago, Portelucaria and Dietes in mass planting blocks. For the full project please read…

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bucket-list

It was an honour be a small part of the team that worked on this project for NEVADA GROUP.  The Flamingo shopping centre also won a SAPOA award for the best small regional mall SA 2019. The beautiful ‘bucket’ pots were made by Allsorted Designs, planting by The Source Landscaping And Design and the architects Paragon…

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four seasons in 1 hectare

The new development for Investec properties, Cornubia mall includes more than 1ha intensive indigenous commercial planting … At Cornubia mall, now almost 9 months old there were quite a few interesting statistics with regards to numbers…read the extract below or for the full article published in the July issue for the ProLandscaper. “This project entails…

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mall…at the beach

The new development for Investec properties, Cornubia mall includes more than 1ha intensive indigenous commercial planting surrounding the large shopping mall. The landscape storyline narrates four seasons to distinguish between the different zones. The northern section, completely on deck, is without irrigation and very water-wise, as opposed to the southern section with the iconic fig…

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hotel…in the sun

The revamp of the Sun1 hotel in Southgate Johannesburg on a limited budget included introducing indigenous street trees and water-wise planting on the road verge. Feature colourful planting around the entrances, with screening along the room windows. Signature planting palette was introduced to create an example for the future hotel upgrades.

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airport…in the homelands

The airport upgrade at Mthatha was part of the infrastructure upgrade programme under the previous presidential administration. Planting used were all indigenous with shade trees in the parking, feature planting and colour around the entrances and veld grass and water-wise ground covers along the pathways. There were a lot of challenges including herds of goats…

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