We thoroughly enjoyed building this playground. It is seldom one sees a landscape so well used. We have this project as a portfolio item but thought this video of the kids at play is priceless, enjoy.
In this project our client asked us to raise a typical garden wall with timber for privacy purposes. Seeing that she had various ceramic works standing around her garden co-creators designed niches in the wall cladding to accommodate the sculptures. The lengths of the timber slats were all different and we left them uncut to render... Read more »
What does one do with all the recycled timber in the urban environment? With a bio char maker you can make Charcoal as well as an inexpensive stove. We made one at the Woodstock to recycle all the off-cuts we collect. Please note that some timber has been impregnated with flame retardant and is poisonous... Read more »
If you are debating whether to install a pond in your garden then read on. There are few features as rewarding as a pond. Water, reflections, frogs and fish create a beautiful focus for garden contemplation and relaxation. At Co-creators we have come up with an inexpensive bio filtration system that drastically reduces the maintenance... Read more »
In this day and age we need to examine the environment we have created and ask ourselves how sustainable it is to continue poisoning our houses with chemicals designed to kill “pests”.At the Woodstock peace garden, our landscapers yard, we are involved in a social r-evolution.We play with ways that city dwellers may choose to... Read more »
Natural Pools are becoming more popular and Co-creators have been involved in designing a few. Growing food is on the rise as is water management, storage and re-use. At our landscapers yard, the Woodstock Peace Garden, we have the ultimate combination- an aquaponics system. Aquaponics is a combination of Hydroponics and Aquaculture. Understanding how integrated... Read more »
Paul Oosthuizen Architects invited co-creators to design a garden for a new house in Plettenberg Bay. The garden installation began in February 2015. 1 Formosa has fantastic views overlooking the Keurbooms lagoon. Witness what a site in progress looks like in the movie below. We had already installed 3 trees onto the building site. We never recommend... Read more »
Having spent 16 years creating this space from nothing we are pleased with the tranquil feel. When we first visited this site it was covered in rubble having been the neighborhood dump for many years. Many clients think trees take decades to grow. Take note that all the trees in this garden are no older... Read more »