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So far Chantelle has created 10 blog entries.

A Minor Facelift

Sometimes the smallest changes can make a huge difference. Double pole edging frames the beds & help to retain the soil. The neutral coloured timber poles blends in with the mix of existing hard surfaces. Tropical style plants will over time create a lush jungle look. […]

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New Spring Cleaning Service

Cleaning up your property for spring is a big job. Our team can handle it for you. We are landscaping and horticultural maintenance service experts with programs catered to both residential and commercial properties. We understand that your time is valuable and limited. Let us take care of your spring cleaning so that you can […]

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SALI Winners 2017

The Green Zone recently walked away with a couple of prestigious awards at the SALI (South African Landscapers Institute) awards held on 1 August 2017. We raked in the following awards:

  • The Green Zone – SALI Silver Award of Excellence for Landscape and Turf Maintenance done on the Huet Residential Garden
  • The Green Zone – […]
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Celebrity

A few years back our very own Stephen Hetherington appeared on the popular lifestyle show, Top Billing.  He showed the viewers how to make a big impression with a small garden. #throwbackthursday

Check it out on YouTube here!

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Office Pool Conversion

Since reading an article on organic pools, I have been switched on to the possibility of creating the equivalent of a natural mountain pool with fresh drinkable water in my own back yard. No more harmful chlorine which kills everything else that ends up in the pool, but rather a fresh water haven teeming with […]

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French Formal Gardens – A how to guide

According to Wikipedia, the French formal garden, also called the jardin à la française (literally, “garden in the French manner” in French), is a style of garden based on symmetry and the principle of imposing order on nature. Its epitome is generally considered to be the Gardens of Versailles designed during the 17th century by […]

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Grey Water Installation

As we watched helplessly how our office garden slowly faded away, we decided to take action and install our own grey water recycling system. We were motivated to get this right so we could help our clients do the same.

At first we were skeptical, but  after we did some research we decided to go for […]

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SALI Awards

We won Silver at the annual SALI awards for the Betty Residential Garden in the Landscape and Turf Maintenance category. Congratulations team!

SALI-2015

Last year we walked off with Silver and Gold Awards at the annual SALI awards, held on 3 July 2014. Pictured below is Van Der Spuy Burger […]

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Timber iQ Magazine article

Check out this article on Decking in the Feb/March 2015 issue of Timber iQ Magazine.

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Giving Back

For Mandela Day 2014, we started revamping Blue Mountains Primary school outside Durbanville on the Vissershok Road as an on-going project. This is part of our 67 Minutes to help build a better South Africa and make a difference in the lives of the children and staff of the school. Click here to see the […]

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