About Us

The Green Zone was established in 2004. We offer specialized horticultural maintenance, commercial, industrial and domestic landscape design and installation, irrigation, weed control, clearing and many additional functions.

The Green Zone is constantly growing as a company, with a professional approach and a satisfied client base. We tailor unique solutions for each client and manage every project right to the very end.

At The Green Zone, we see the value in developing ongoing relationships with our clients. Our aim is to continually evolve, finding new solutions for old challenges and remaining at the forefront of the outdoor garden experience. We offer extremely competitive rates and take great care to fit our client’s budget.

We strive for excellence and treat every job with professionalism and integrity. A great garden adds value to a property, and our job is to make the outdoors “in”.

Philosophy

The environment is our workspace and we treat it with the utmost respect, particularly with regards to:

– finding water wise solutions
– conserving our precious resources
– promoting indigenous plant solutions
– sourcing the latest environmentally friendly products on the market

Meet The Team

Van der Spuy Burger
Van der Spuy is the business brain, with a National Diploma in Small Business Management and many years of experience in related fields. Not only does he keep everything in check, he is also on resident Irrigation specialist.

Stephen Hetherington – Landscape design
Stephen is the garden guru. He has a National Diploma in Landscape Technology and many years of experience, both nationally and internationally (including 2.5 years in London). He is the mastermind behind the most exquisite garden designs and there is no garden to big or too small for his creative touch.

Charl van der Westhuizen – Operations manager, Horticulturist, Safety officer
Charl obtained his national diploma in Horticulture (1999). He worked in the UK for a year gaining valuable experience in horticultural maintenance and soft landscaping. Charl is the man in charge of maintaining the beautiful gardens we install. Together with the maintenance team, he makes it his mission to keep you garden looking as great as the day it was installed.

Edgar (Eddie) George De Kock – Maintenance Supervisor
Eddie is our farmer from up North. Having worked abroad in the UK he has gained extensive knowledge in plant propagation and pest control. He insures that all our maintenance gardens reach their full potential.

Nkosekhaya Sibinjana – Landscape Supervisor
Nkosekhaya joined the team at the beginning of 2019 and has proofed himself as a valuable member of the team. Nkosekhaya attained his National Diploma in Landscape Technology from the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (2014). Nkosekhaya will make sure that your new installation is not only perfect, but that is takes your breath away.

Mphumzi Mlonyeni – Site Supervisor
Mphumzi has been with the Green Zone since its inception. He also obtained his Level 1 Landscaping Construction Certificate.

Zaneta Burger – Buyer & Administrator
Zaneta is in charge of scheduling, ordering and buying. She manages the office with a friendly smile, and makes sure all operations runs smoothly. Zaneta is passionate about people and client service.

Our team of Landscape Gardeners have different levels of experience. We do regular in-house training in horticultural maintenance, herbicide & pesticide application, garden construction, soil preparation and other related subjects.