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Gardening and landscaping in Zambia

Find companies in Zambia that provide professional gardening and landscaping for residential and commercial properties. Common services' services include landscaping, design, planning, layouts, planting and maintenance.

Gardening services

Gardening ranges in scale from fruit orchards, to long boulevard plantings with one or more different types of shrubs, trees, and herbaceous plants, to residential yards including lawns and foundation plantings, to plants in large or small containers grown inside or outside. Gardening may be very specialized, with only one type of plant grown, or involve a large number of different plants in mixed plantings. It involves an active participation in the growing of plants, and tends to be labor-intensive, which differentiates it from farming or forestry. Gardening also takes place in non-residential green areas, such as parks, public or semi-public gardens (botanical gardens or zoological gardens), amusement parks, along transportation corridors, and around tourist attractions and garden hotels. In these situations, a staff of gardeners or groundskeepers maintains the gardens.

Landscaping

Companies provides services for indoor and exterior landscape designs for residential, commercial and industrial properties, and community and private parks. Also find companies that offer special landscape designs for residences, commercial and industrial properties, government industries, embassies, private residential villas and churches.

  • Soft landscapes - this involves the establishment of exotic and indigenous ornamental plants, trees and lawns. The company conducts site analysis including soil tests and source adapted plant materials and other related inputs.
  • Hard landscape - works include the installation of pavements, kerbs, retaining walls, water features, car parks, flower pot and installation of pop up irrigation sprinklers. Companies are also able to carries out land preparation such as excavation, back filling and levelling, with suitable topsoil, garden fertilizers and compost.
  • Garden maintenance - these services include mowing of lawns, trimming and hedging of lawns and boundaries, weeding and termite control, tending flowerbeds and borders, pruning, and the supply and application of soil nutrients such as fertilizers and manure suitable for each specific site.
  • Plant supply - look out for fully grown exotic palm trees, variegated shrubs, wall climbers and ground covers (low growing compact flowers), and permanent plants such as hybrid lilies and evergreen shade trees of medium to large size.