CONTAINER GARDENS - MAKING THE BEST USE OF POTS AS GARDEN FEATURES

CONTAINER GARDENS - MAKING THE BEST USE OF POTS AS GARDEN FEATURES

Who doesn’t love a beautiful pot spilling over abundantly with tumbles of flowers and greenery? It gives an instantly fresh “spring” appeal to your living space. IN this blog we give tips on container gardens and potting soil, with Living Earth potting soil.

Our SALI Award-Winning Garden at Simbithi Eco-Estate, Pigeonwood Close

Our SALI Award-Winning Garden at Simbithi Eco-Estate, Pigeonwood Close

Eco Balance Landscaping recently won a SALI (SOUTH AFRICAN LANDSCAPE INSTITUTE) SILVER award in the Garden and Turf Maintenance category for 7 Pigeonwood Close, Simbithi.  This garden was installed by Eco Balance Landscapes in August 2015. The residents requested lots of flowering plants and were blessed with a great outcome.

Invasive Species Control Training and Certification

Invasive Species Control Training and Certification

Why is it so important to understand how invasive species impact our environment and to eradicate them? According to the Invasive Species Website, invasive species can have a negative effect on natural resources, human health, and the economy.

Featuring SALI Gold Award Winning Garden, Kiribati, Zimbali

Featuring SALI Gold Award Winning Garden, Kiribati, Zimbali

Eco Balance Landscaping recently won a SALI Gold award in the Landscape and Turf Maintenance category for Kiribati, Zimbali - In this blog post we share some of this beautiful, water-wise garden’s earthly story with you.

Winter Garden Groundwork for Summer Glory

Winter Garden Groundwork for Summer Glory

If you haven’t yet felt the slight nip at your heels, you can be sure it will happen soon. Winter is almost upon us and whilst our gardens on the coast take much less strain than those inland, there is still a lot of activity you can undertake in your winter garden to prepare for a beautiful summer garden. 

6 Great South African Succulents for your Garden

6 Great South African Succulents for your Garden

WHAT ARE SUCCULENTS AND WHY SHOULD YOU BE GROWING SOUTH AFRICAN SUCCULENTS IN YOUR GARDEN?

For a start, succulents are not to be confused with Cacti. The latter are part of the succulent family but are mostly thorny and not proliferous in South Africa. They occur most commonly in the Americas (yes, a picture of Mexico should pop into you head!).