Monthly Archives: April 2017

What is an interior plantscaper?

Interior plantscaping, otherwise referred to as interior landscaping, is a branch of interior decorating that focuses on indoor plants and containers inside buildings and offices.  An interior plantscaper will design, arrange, and care for plants in and walled space. Plantscapers need to have an understanding of angles, horizons, colour, sculptural elements and focal points, just…
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Naturescaping for garden bats in South Africa

Life Landscapes has investigated how to attract Halloween’s favourite critter to a garden. With countless landscaping sites across South Africa we have realised the importance of urban wildlife islands for a city’s biodiversity. Landscapers and citizens often make use of bug hotels, barbet nests, butterfly gardens and owl boxes but we forget about the animals…
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An indigenous planting list for a pink palette garden

We know what indigenous trees and shrubs tickled us pink but what about the flowers for a pink palette garden?  If you are looking to plant a pink palette landscape there are loads of indigenous varieties of flowers,  that come in a variety of shades of pink from ballerina pink to coral to brighter shades.…
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Exploring the Durban Garden as a landscape style

KwaZulu Natal is often referred to as the 'Garden Province', and you''ll often hear local landscapers talk about a particularly green garden as  being a “Durban Garden.”  What is a Durban Garden? When was the term Durban garden coined, and by who?  Life Landscapes, the landscape division of Life Green Group, has decided to explore…
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