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We are an internationally-recognised, award-winning landscape design and installation company situated on our own 44-acre plant farm between Johannesburg and Pretoria and currently serve clients in over 10 countries. We offer a turnkey landscaping service from design to garden installation.

Beyond landscaping...

Awarded "Best of Houzz 2014"

Houzz.com - Best of 2014 for customer satisfaction
We are proud to have been awarded a "Best of 2014" badge from Houzz.com. This is the second consecutive year that we have been rated at the highest level for customer satisfaction by the Houzz community - Click here to visit our profile on Houzz.com

view our before and after garden photo gallery

Our photo gallery shows the end result, but once the landscape installation is complete, it is easy to forget the garden that we started with... Have a look at our "Before and After" gallery to see just a few examples of many gardens that we have transformed!
Our photo gallery shows the end result, but once the landscape installation is complete, it is easy to forget the garden that we started with... Have a look at our "Before and After" gallery to see just a few examples of what the gardens looked like before we started working on them!

Interviews with our MD on talk radio 702

Talk Radio 702 Business Accelerator Click on the links below to listen to our Managing Director, Craig de Necker being interviewed live on Talk Radio 702 by John Robbie-

Click on the links to listen to our Managing Director, Craig de Necker being interviewed live on Talk Radio 702 by John Robbie Listen to the first interview Listen to the second interview

Taking 3D Landscape Garden Design to the next Level

We offer detailed 2D CAD landscape designs as well as stunning 3D video walk-throughs which bring our ideas to life

Our television advert

This our television advert that is being screened on DSTV during the 3 months of Big Brother - turn up your sound and click to play!

Download our PDF brochure

More about our landscaping services in Gauteng

Garden Designers Johannesburg - Landscaping and garden design - Are you looking for garden design or a landscaper? Have a look at our photo galleries to see examples of our previous work.

The Friendly Plant (Pty) Ltd is an internationally recognised, award-winning garden design and landscaping company based in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Everyone is different and so are their needs when it comes to what they expect from their outdoor areas. Your garden is the first thing that any visitor will see when approaching your house. Choosing the right garden designer will help to make your garden stand out from the crowd. Your garden is a place where you can enjoy spending time with nature enjoying your property to the fullest - live in your garden!

Each garden that we design is tailored to suit a specific space and the requirements, taste and lifestyle of a specific client.

Are you a client looking for garden designers in Johannesburg or landscaping services in international territories outside of South Africa? We can help!

We also undertake design and installation work abroad and have numerous clients in other countries, including Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Find out more information about what we can offer in terms of garden design and installation services for international landscaping clients.

Media coverage

- See us in the news

Photographs of our work as well as interviews with our managing director have been featured in the media both locally and internationally. This includes articles and photographs in newspapers, magazines, trade publications, television shows and published books.

Turnkey landscape design and installation

We provide a turnkey garden design service from designing and creating the initial concept (2D CAD design and/or 3D design) through to the installation of the final product, whether it be a landscaped garden, designer deck or patio, water feature, fire pit or braai.

Garden design, landscaping, water features, fire pits, swimming pools, designer outdoor spaces - we do it all!

The Friendly Plant currently operates five garden design installation teams, each one lead by a landscape project manager, whose job is to supervise the implementation of the design. We also have three full-time construction teams which we use to build garden structures, water features, swimming pools and other similar features.

Our offices are located on our 44-acre farm, based in Muldersdrift, Mogale City, where we grow plants and supply to both local and International markets (landscapers, property developers, retail nurseries). Looking for a garden designer or landscape installation? - look no further!

A Proud Member of the Evergreen Group - We are a Diners Club International Preferred Merchant A Proud Member of the Evergreen Group We are a Diners Club International Preferred Merchant

About us

We are an internationally-recognised, award-winning landscape design and installation company, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Our work is regularly featured in glossy lifestyle magazines, hardcover coffee-table books and television shows. We have designed and installed 5 gardens for the Big Brother reality television show and were awarded "Best of 2013" on Houzz.com.

Our managing director, Craig de Necker has been interviewed a number of times on both television and prime-time radio shows.

Beyond Landscaping...

We are a full-service garden landscaping company, currently operating 5 landscape installation teams in Johannesburg and Pretoria. We also work internationally and currently service clients in over 10 countries.
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