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Garden & Landscape Design Trends for 2019

Garden & Landscape Design Trends for 2019

It’s always great to scour the internet for international garden trends and landscape design trends at the beginning of each year. We’ve done our homework for 2019 and bring you our choice of expected garden trends for 2019.

Rain Water Harvesting in Water Tanks

Rain Water Harvesting in Water Tanks

Rain Water Harvesting is quite simply the collection of rain water for use elsewhere. One of the common forms of rain water harvesting is to collect the water from the roof of a building into a storage water tank - here we show you how

Entrance Garden Makeover - an Attractive and Interesting Focal Point

Entrance Garden Makeover - an Attractive and Interesting Focal Point

Entrance Garden Makeover -An entrance garden, being the first element of a garden one sees when entering a property, should be a focal point that is neat and uncluttered but simultaneously attractive and interesting.

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.

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.

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!).

Your April Garden

Your April Garden

YOUR APRIL GARDEN

You’ve noticed the subtle change in the air, haven’t you? The sun is rising a little later, there’s a fresh crispness to the air, the air conditioner is taking a well-earned rest, and you’re not waking up drenched in sweat