Posts Tagged "landscaping"

Aloes and hose

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

Aloes and hose

Beautiful architecture complimented by a custom garden within the park central to the village. A variety of aloes planted with ground covers and shrubs. BB photo by...

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Spring

Posted by on Sep 3, 2013 in Landscaping

Spring

Spring has officially begun(1st Sept) although I consider Spring to be ‘official’ on the equinox. It is a time,nevertheless when the climate changes and gardening activities: preparing for the Suns benevolent, energetic offering,begin. The earthworms work in the spil tirelessly converting matter into accessible nutrient rich plant food. On large lawns very little debris accumulates to replenish the worm larder, so we topdress with a nitrogen rich organic...

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Hard landscaping

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Landscaping

Hard landscaping

Sunshine, inspiration, positive energy and abundant plants are a recipe for a great days work. ‘Hard’ landscaping is our favorite activity, the feel good factor for everyone, keeps the job fun. We had imported some soil and large rocks which we arranged between the gum and acacia trees. We followed this by populating our berm with aloes, strelitzia, dietes,agapantha, ground covers and finally mulch. A bright, fresh and inviting arrangement at the entrance to one...

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Transplanting

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Landscaping

Transplanting

Choosing a day to transplant trees is certainly a challenging task, moving a tree is critical. A client required clearing of access to a garage which brought me to this situation. Optimum transplanting on the dark moon was past yet we are still enjoying winter moisture and dormancy. Our diarised day broke cold, windy and wet. We proceeded to root prune, clip off leaves,to reduce shock and dig a new home. Without too much fuss, the team is well drilled, we transplanted a...

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