Monthly Archives: January 2017

Do you speak tree?

When installing a tree on a landscaping site Life Landscapes has to take into consideration many things. Planting a tree is a 20 year investment and you need to make sure you do your investigation root and branch! Depending on the motivation for planting the tree, here is what a responsible landscaper does before purchasing…
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11 Landscaping trends to look out for in 2017

The El Nino drought has played a significant role in the blazing of gardening trends in 2017 and it’s not just being felt in South Africa, it’s global! It seems climate change is having a positive effect on gardens by changing the way people plant. “Dubbed the slowest of the performing arts, gardening can seem…
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Creating a garden for fruit-eating birds this Bird Day

Bird Day takes place every year on the 5th of January,  so the landscaping division, Life Landscapes, of Life Green Group has decided to explore how to go about creating a garden that attract fruit-eating birds because at Life Landscapes we're bananas about barbets. [caption id="attachment_4704" align="alignnone" width="650"] Crested barbet © Steve Slater[/caption] Frugivorous birds…
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