About Us


Apple Landscape has been active in the market place as a brand name for the past fifteen years. It is run under shared leadership, with Hjalmar de Waal as the founder of Apple Landscape. Hjalmar has been active in landscape industry for the past seventeen years. After qualifying himself with top honors as a Landscape Designer and Botanist, he furthered his knowledge and experience in London, France and Spain. On returning back to South Africa, he was headhunted for the position of Managing Director by Samrand Developments running their Pula Yana Landscape division. Independent projects that he managed, ranged from SAB Head Office in New Lands Cape Town, to Emerald Safari Resorts Vereeninging, Blue Valley Golfing Estate in Midrand and numerous Government developments. The list goes on. After eighteen months of fulfilling this position successfully, he resigned to start up Apple Landscape in Johannesburg.

Werner Botha, heads up the Johannesburg division of the company. He merged his business with Apple Landscape Jhb and became a partner in February 2011. A qualified Graphic and Landscape designer, Werner has worked in landscaping for the past 11 years and over that period successfully managed his own business. He has worked on various developments, which span across Southern Africa from the KwaZulu Natal South Coast to the Western Cape, where he worked under the leadership of Ray Hudson and Keith Kirsten.

Apple Landscape Jhb’s scope of activities include: the design and construction of stately gardens in the commercial and domestic market.
Furthermore, we install automated irrigation systems, construct designer swimming pools, supply and building of retaining walls from natural stone to loose packed Gabion-style wall designs. We also specialize in lighting installations, highlighting tree trunks and stone walls and various LED energy saving fittings for water features which are all part of the process that create a dramatic depth to your garden space.

Not to forget our signature designer steel work from balustrades to steps, gates, trellis, handmade steel pots and specialized steel weave-work for screening or garden art.
We also provide garden maintenance for those of you who need a qualified and committed team assisting you all year round.

Whether its natural ponds, pools, lawns, paving, handmade steel pots, stonework, indigenous or any variety of classical to contemporary designs, we can offer the services of an experienced and qualified team, who will provide thoughtful interpretations to any context you should choose, so to create the overall effect of a garden that is simply captivating and inspiring.

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