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      In the Green

      Thinking about overhauling your garden this spring? Follow these pointers so you don’t outgrow your budget – Words by Jade Taylor Cooke PINCH PENNIES WITH A WATER-WISE GARDEN ‘The Western Cape drought made everyone aware of the true cost of our gardens in terms of...

      House & Leisure – January 2013 – Gardening Trends

      Whether your green space is an urban enclave or an expansive garden, landscaper Chris Maddams of Red Daffodil offers up 10 trends to look out for during the months ahead… 1. INDIGENOUS TREES These will grow up to become the centrepiece of your outside space. Just be...

      The Slopes of Signal Hill – ProLandscaper March 2017

      At the first site meeting in winter 2014 to discuss the garden for a new house Chris Maddams of Red Daffodil climbed a steep stretch of muddy hillside, covered in rubble & building material overlooking the city of Cape Town. The idea of a lush garden seemed...

      Interview – ProLandscaper

      Chris Maddams Owner of Red Daffodil Landscaping and Garden DesignMost referred to gardening book of all time? Paul Bargay’s The Balanced Garden ​​​​​ Your most inspirational garden?  Bablyonstoren Piece of Machinery/Equipment you couldn’t do without?...

      VISI – July 2016 – Wim van Zyl’s secluded garden

      Cape Town hairdresser Wim van Zyl has created a secluded garden in the space adjacent to his Vredehoek home. What is the story behind your garden? When I bought my flat I had no access to the garden; I could only see it from my window. So I put in sliding doors to...

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