Creating green spaces for living
SALI was formed in 1984 by a group of landscapers to promote professionalism and quality in landscaping
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Reliable service with quality results
Over the years SALI has grown consistently and remains the only standards body, national representative and voice for landscaping professionals in South Africa.
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Transform your outdoor living space
SALI members execute work according to specification documents often used in tenders - the SALI Interior Plantscaping Standards and SALI Landscape Standards for Maintenance and Construction.
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Expertise in all types of sports turf
SALI members are leaders in all weather and grass surfaces, maintaining golf courses and stadium pitches across South Africa.
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Welcome to the South African Landscapers Institute

Promoting professionalism and quality in landscaping

SALI was formed in 1984 by a group of landscapers who believed that the true potential of the landscaping industry could only be realized if landscapers showed unity, produced excellent work and worked with professionalism and integrity. Over the years SALI has grown consistently and remains the only standards body, national representative and voice for landscaping professionals in South Africa.

The SALI Awards of Excellence showcase outstanding projects

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SALI members offer a variety of services to the landscaping industry of South Africa. This includes Principal and Supplier members

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SALI stands for better landscaping

SALI Members are required to:

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Three SALI manuals on landscaping standards released for members

The South African Landscapers’ Institute (SALI) has released three manuals on Landscaping Standards for Maintenance, Construction and Interior Plantscaping Handbook for Interior Plantscaping Landscape Standards for Construction Landscape Standards for Maintenance   Developed exclusively for SALI members, all three manuals contain valuable information for property owners, landscapers, growers, government officials,

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Green spaces for everyone, everywhere with the ‘3-30-300’ rule

The ‘3-30-300’ rule envisions a world where everyone can see at least three trees from their window, live in a neighbourhood with at least 30 percent tree cover, and be no more than 300 metres away from high-quality urban green spaces.  With two thirds of the world population projected to

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Birdscaping – Landscaping for birds

Southern Africa boasts some of the world’s most beautiful bird species. How can you birdscape your landscape to attract feathered guests? Birds have simple needs – they require shelter, water and food. If you are able to supply these, they’ll definitely visit and may even choose to settle in your

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