Nine SALI awards for Trees South Africa

Mature tree specialists, Trees South Africa ​  grow, plant, rescue, relocate and rehabilitate trees.  Owner and founder, Dag Willems, an ecologist and arborist offers his professional consultation services to various organisations, including the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town City Council and a number of universities.  Tre...
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Water wise concepts crucial in landscape design

Projects entered into five of the six categories for the annual South African Landscape Institute (SALI) Awards of Excellence are now automatically reviewed against the principles of water wise best practice. Cape Town's,  Peninsula Landscaping was awarded  a Double Gold for water wise landscaping excellence in the 2019 SALI Awa...
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Top water wise award for Peninsula Landscaping

Peninsula Landscaping received the 2019 Rand Water Trophy for the Best Water Wise Entry, presented at the 2019 South African Landscape Institute (SALI) Awards of Excellence, held recently.  The Award was presented for landscape construction at Steenberg Green , an upmarket housing estate, located on the urban edge of Zwaanswyk in Tokai an...
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Three ways BERA is helping save water in Cape Town gardens

Capetonians may have weathered the drought but water problems are not going away in the foreseeable future. It has citizens digging for boreholes, planting indigenous water-wise plants and investing in grey water recycling systems. The 22 March is World Water Day, water is a basic human right, for thousands have lived without love but no one withou...
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Water wise gardening with trees & large shrubs

South Africans have become used to the El Nino effect causing havoc with our seasons. The amount of rainfall we can expect during the wet season differs in all regions. Many of our towns are still struggling with extreme water shortages, and don't have enough water to even keep a household going. Luckily, we have had r...
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