August 20, 2018

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The Cape Green Forum hosts its 32nd Cape Green Trade Day 22 August 2018 -

Friday, August 17, 2018

Corobrik’s striking new paving selection -

Friday, August 17, 2018

Cape Construction Expo 12-13 September -

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Ethekwini Municipality Verge Competition 2018 -

Friday, August 10, 2018

Leon Kluge proves he is the best of the best at Singapore’s Garden Festival -

Friday, August 10, 2018

Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) offers tender! -

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Edward Colle Appointed CEO of Belgotex -

Monday, August 6, 2018

The 28th International Garden Festival Theme of the 2019 competition Gardens of paradise -

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Cellfast’s Oscillating Sprinklers -

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

A different perspective on the role of the Landscape Architect – a view from Delhi India -

Friday, July 6, 2018

Wacker Neuson welcomes Powerdek to its dealer network! -

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Corobrik presents its product qualities of Geolok and Terraforce Concrete Retaining Blocks -

Friday, June 22, 2018

ILASA Water Sensitive Design Seminar -

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Easigrass lives up to its name! -

Friday, June 15, 2018

10 Year Partnership of Growth for Haifa and Prime Trees -

Monday, June 11, 2018

Faces of the Future: The next Generation -

Monday, June 11, 2018

Global Architecture & Design Awards 2018 -

Friday, June 8, 2018

An engagement across Landscape, Architecture and Urban Design hosted by PIA – UDISA – ILASA -

Thursday, June 7, 2018

On landscape architecture as the lifeblood of a city -

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Corobrik sponsors masterclass demonstrating a vision of an accessible, safe and thriving city! -

Friday, May 25, 2018

  • The Cape Green Forum hosts its 32nd Cape Green Trade Day 22 August 2018

    The Cape Green Forum will be holding its 32nd Cape Green Trade Day at SunExhibits, GrandWest on Wednesday 22 August 2018. 56 growers and suppliers will creatively display their products which are available to the industry in the Cape. Visitors have time to chat, browse, plan and order for the coming season and Landscape Architects will earn CPD Points when attending. The parking is free and secure and in front of the indoor venue. Food and drinks are available all day. Awesome wine tasting, food and subscription lucky draw prizes will be up for grabs every hour…..don’t miss it. For…

  • Corobrik’s striking new paving selection

    Corobrik’s paving range has always proved popular in both commercial and residential developments, and the newly-launched piazza pavers are set to continue this trend as Corobrik meets market demands of aesthetics and quality. “We noticed a surge in the number of customers requesting tones of grey, from light graphite to dark onyx, as a paving option,” explained Musa Shangase, Corobrik’s Commercial Director. “Corobrik has always prided itself in the ability to meet market requirements as they emerge, and the introduction the latest piazza paver, doppio and cobble pavers has proved timeous and on-trend.” The new paving range received a lot…

  • Cape Construction Expo 12-13 September

    The demand for middle and high-income housing continues to intensify, while Cape Town’s urban concentration policies are driving the provinces ‘mini-building boom’. National government’s plan to spend more than R940 billion on infrastructure development will position the construction sector well for growth in 2018, in particular, social housing, renewable energy and roads infrastructure projects are expected to sustain growth and drive the urbanisation and semi-migration expansion in the Western Cape. The Cape Construction Expo 2018 is dedicated exclusively to the building and construction industry in the Western Cape and it presents a unique opportunity for product manufacturers and distributors as…

  • The Ethekwini Municipality Verge Competition 2018

    Verge Competition 2018 Join the eThekwini Municipality in promoting clean and green communities. Participate in the Municipality’s Verge Competition and showcase your scenic environment… The Parks, Leisure and Cemeteries verge competition is here again and aims to make Durban a caring and liveable environment by stimulating civic pride. Nominate your verge of choice and you could be a finalist, winning great prizes. Nomination deadline is the 28th of September, so fill out this entry form to qualify. Click here  

  • Leon Kluge proves he is the best of the best at Singapore’s Garden Festival

      This year’s Singapore Garden Festival has been organised by the National Parks Board and Gardens by the Bay and was conceptualised as a tropical rainforest garden with simulated valleys, mountains and open plains. It features more than 70 displays by designers local and international, professional and amateur. The festival’s creative director Derek Chan said that the show is an “interpretation of how Singapore would look like as a biophilic City in a Garden in the next century”. Besides the competitive displays, highlights include an Orchid Extravaganza, Asian Garden, floral jamming sessions and a marketplace. The festival’s seventh edition features…

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SA wins gold at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018

May 25, 2018

South Africa won gold at the prestigious Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show in London on Tuesday. SA has won gold 36 times in the 43 years it has exhibited at the international flower show. Designer and gardener Leon Kluge of the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden an his team presented a culturally oriented display featuring not only SA’s unique flora, but also the Cape Flats. It’s GOLD!!!” Leon wrote on his Facebook page on Wednesday Kluge told The Newspaper: “It was an experience compared to none representing South Africa at the world’s most prestigious flower show, the Chelsea Flower Show….

Husqvarna Broadens Premium Garden Product Offering And Expands into the High-Pressure Washer Category

May 24, 2018

Husqvarna — one of the world’s leading producers of garden products, enters into the High-Pressure Washer segment with a new electric corded range catered to cleaning outdoor spaces of all sizes. The new Husqvarna High-Pressure Washers are perfect for users who don’t just want the best-looking lawn or hedge — but the best-looking garden overall. High-pressure washers are a great product to efficiently clean outdoor spaces like verandahs and decks, as well as garden furniture, exterior walls — and even vehicles. Husqvarna’s new range of high-pressure washers run on electricity, for a cleaner working environment with no direct emissions. Use…

A new approach to social resilience through landscape architecture

May 22, 2018

Landscape architecture is not a subject commonly associated with refugee settlements. But in a field of study where resilience is often applied to help fortify coasts against erosion or to safeguard habitats against loss, UConn landscape architecture researchers have begun using their expertise to encourage resilience in a different form. The project began when Ph.D. student Tao Wu and some undergraduate researchers started exploring creative ways they could apply landscape architecture concepts to address some of the bigger social justice problems of the world. They started with the question, what happens when conflict displaces millions of people from their home…

Four Seasons Property Services is transforming Brightwater Commons

May 18, 2018

Here’s a project Four Seasons Property Services ( FSG Property Services) are busy working on at the moment. Brightwater Commons. Known for its spectacular water displays, they’re giving it a landscaping makeover, soon to be known as Ferndale Mall. Imagine a mall with the dazzling dance of lights you’ve always enjoyed at Brightwater Commons. Picture gardens added to that. Lush flowing greenery. We’re collaborating with some of the other contractors, as the plan for the landscaping was drawn up by a landscaping architect. We’re bringing the muscle. We’re installing over 2 KMs of 50 MM irrigation mainline. This gives you…

South Africa: Deputy Minister Barbara Thomson – Environmental Affairs Dept Budget Vote 2018/19

May 17, 2018

Budget Vote Speech by the Deputy Minister of Environmental Affairs, Ms Barbara Thomson, National Assembly Honourable Chairperson of the Session; Honourable Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa; Honourable Ministers and Deputy Ministers; MEC’s responsible for Environmental Affairs Honourable Chairperson and Members of the Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs; Honourable Members of Parliament; Distinguished Chairpersons and Chief Executives of Public Entities; Government officials present, Representatives of the private sector; Our guests; Ladies and gentlemen. Today is the first time the international community is marking the International Day of Living Together in Peace. It is a Day in which all nations,…

Sustainability is key for Corobrik

May 16, 2018

While sustainability is becoming commonplace in the construction industry, it has always formed an important component of Corobrik’s business – from the environmentally high-performing clay bricks to every aspect of its business operations. “Sustainability doesn’t just make sense from a business perspective, it is the social and environmental responsibility of every organisation to incorporate this as part of the company ethos, and this is something Corobrik has never taken lightly,” explained Daniele Torricelli, Director of Engineering at Corobrik. “From the creation of our bricks to the actual nature of the brick itself, sustainability is key. There has been significant investment…

FutureScape Africa Trade Show- 1st November 2018 save the date

May 11, 2018

Are you a green industry professional? Well then this event is tailored to you… FutureScape Africa is an event dedicated to the future of landscaping! Powered by the landscaping media leader, Pro Landscaper Africa, we are presenting a first ever for the industry. Due to the overwhelming need for an event of its type and based on the involvement within the magazine month-on-month, we have set the date for the 1st of November 2018 to launch our inaugural FutureScape Africa Trade Event. With a beautiful venue @ The LookOut V&A Waterfront Cape Town, we anticipate setting the tone of this…

Van Dyck Floors steps into MasterFibre SA joint venture

May 11, 2018

Cape Town based MasterFibre, leaders in the manufacture and installation of recycled rubber fibre matting and moulded products made from recycled tyres, and PFE International have announced a strategic joint venture that will see the two entities combine their manufacturing, marketing and distribution facilities nationally. Speaking after the signing of a deal that will create MasterFibre South Africa, PFE International CEO, Dr Mehran Zarrebini, explained that all manufacturing of moulded products would now take place at Van Dyck’s factory in Prospecton, Durban. The Cape Town operation will be responsible for smaller, customized products only. Raw materials will be supplied by…

Watering Wonderland with Cellfast

May 10, 2018

  Landscape contractors, gardeners, turf maintenance contractors, landscapers, facility management companies and gadget-geeks … Prepare to revel in the award-winning Cellfastâ range of garden hoses and accessories recently launched in South Africa. This easy to use, click-coupling watering system is excellent value for money, requires minimal assembly and will add both style and efficiency to time in your landscaped space. Designed and manufactured in Poland, the Cellfastâ system includes everything from static sprinklers and quick connectors to hose carts and reels. But it’s the hoses themselves that are really clever, featuring a special inner layer to prevent algae build-up inside…

Renowned firm Square One Landscape Architects seeks experienced project landscape architect

Apr 27, 2018

Square One Landscape Architects are looking for an experienced project landscape architect to join our Studio overlooking Sussex Park in Woodstock, Cape Town. Should you be interested, please visit our website: www.sq1.co.za , and navigate to the CONTACT page