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Bakoven Beauty

A stunning contemporary tropical garden in Bakoven, Cape Town, created by Urban Landscape Solutions between April and July 2016. The brief involved creating an outdoor living space with a tropical... Read More

Dutch Garden - Historical and Futuristic

Urban Landscape Solutions built the Dutch or VOC Vegetable Garden in Cape Town's Company's Garden in 2014. Here's the whole story of the garden, from its history as a vital... Read More

30 Minutes with Eric Cherry

Eric Cherry talks to Pro Landscaper Africa about his career so far. He remembers his start in horticulture, the adventure of the Lost City project that made the Guinness Book... Read More

Save and Restore

New Horizen's Production Manager, Gert de Kock, looks forward to a new wave in landscaping of indigenous water-wise plants and a more natural approach to gardening. Save and restore is... Read More

Restoring The Castle of Good Hope

Urban Landscape Solutions is more than halfway through a major project to restore all the grassed areas and embankments at Cape Town's Castle of Good Hope. Involving removing and replenishing top... Read More

Mentorship takes strong business to the next level

The landscaping industry, joined at the hip with the construction sector, has been battered by the big freeze on large-scale developments of recent years, yet Eric Cherry's landscaping company and... Read More

Restoration Piece

Urban Landscape Solutions were given a wonderful challenge last year - to restore the historic VOC Vegetable Garden in Cape Town's Company's Garden into a working fruit, vegetable and herb... Read More

Environmental Rehabilitation and Hydroseeding in the Olifants River Valley

Urban Landscape Solutions and our sister company New Horizen Nursery have been busy completing a major rehabilitation project at Citrusdal in the Cederberg. This project entails the restoration of the... Read More

New Horizens at Kirstenbosch Rare Plant Fair

Rare plants, knowledgeable plant collectors and the beautiful surroundings of Kirstenbosch made for a wonderful weekend on the 18th-19th April 2015, for the 40th Rare Plant Fair held by the... Read More

A City Heirloom

An article on The Company's Garden, its social history as a vegetable garden to supply passing ships and its design history from Dutch Baroque inspiration. Heirloom vegetables get a section and... Read More

Gold Award winners

Gold Award winners - Urban Landscape Solutions are proud to have four of our major projects recognised in the 2014 Awards - our Lourens River Rehabilitation, the One & Only... Read More

Arbor Day - The value of planting trees

An article written by Eric Cherry and published in the Cape Times Wednesday, 3rd September 2014. He lists the benefits of planting trees, both to the environment and for the value... Read More

Cherry on top for installations landscaper

Eric Cherry is recognised as a legend of the landscaping world with his recent Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the South African Landscapers Institute. This article from the Weekend Argus June... Read More

5 Minutes with Eric Cherry

Eric Cherry of Urban Landscape Solutions talks to Landscape Design and Garden about the changes and evolution of the horticultural industry over the years since he started as an apprentice... Read More