Bee Awareness

​Albert Einstein is erroneously quoted as saying, "If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left."Bees are a critical part of our food cycle in South Africa but entire colonies and hives in key areas are being wiped out. "Bees are more important than any other domesticated animal because they ...
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Join the TreeKeepers Association

It may seem like an obvious statement – "protect our trees". They give us shade in the summer, they clean our air and provide oxygen, they reduce traffic noise, they provide homes and shelter for birds and other creatures, and they give our neighbourhoods and homes beautiful green surrounds, increasing property values. These are just a few reasons ...
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Indigenous Planting Colour Palettes for South Africa

Life Landscapes has decided to explore the use of colour in landscaping and gardens, using an indigenous South African planting list.Enter heading here... Red in landscapingFor all intensive purpose as red palette garden is a sunbird garden. Red is a bold, energetic colour and associated with passion, action, danger and war. It is eye-catching in t...
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Water Wise Plants | 10 Minute Read

Sedum ‘Autumn joy’ is waterwise, adding bright colours to those drab Autumn months
Article Provided by Cape Contours​With the current water shortage in the Western Cape, Cape Contours Landscape Solutions is focused squarely on incorporating Water Wise plants and principles into every landscape we create. So to help the water-conscious gardener, we have added to our list of our best water wise plants.In the Cape, now is a good tim...
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