Category Archives: Naturescaping

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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Seven South African trees for a sensational sunbird garden

When creating a sensational sunbird garden, it’s important to remember that sunbirds are drawn to the colour red, like a Spanish bull to a red cloth. Their beaks are long and curved; adapted to fit in trumpet-shaped flowers. There are 21 species of sunbird in South Africa - two of which are endemic. They are wonderfully…
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