Landscaping, Rain Harvesting and composting

Landscaping, rain harvesting, and composting form a harmonious trio, working together to create sustainable and environmentally friendly outdoor spaces. Together, these practices create a sustainable cycle within the landscape. Landscaping reduces water demand, rain harvesting captures and repurposes rainwater, and composting nourishes the soil, allowing for vibrant, thriving landscapes that require less maintenance, conserve resources, and contribute to a healthier environment.

Wholesale composts products


Our compost is an organic decomposition of manure, sifted and left to stand. A 10% fine wood chip component is added to aerate the compost, which provides an organic alternative to commercial fertilizer. The advantages of organic compost include, soil retention and the provision of a natural pesticide for soil. It also provides vital humus and nutrients to encourage plant growth.

Lawn Dressing
A 50% organic compost / 50% top soil mix, sifted. The topsoil takes care of undulation in the lawn and the compost acts as a booster for grass growth. This product is also excellent for the establishment of ready to plant flower beds.

Top Soil
Sifted topsoil is used for backfilling and preparation of newly landscaped sites

Landscaping service

professional landscaper

ND Boreholes & Irrigation collaborates closely with African Naturescape Gardens for landscaping services.

We provide the following services:

  • Full landscaping design service.
  • Water feature design and installation.
  • Planting of big trees.
  • Irrigation design, installation and maintenance.

As well as designing and constructing beautiful private gardens, Naturescape can also handle commercial landscaping in office parks, shopping centres etc.

We are constantly improving the quality and value of our services we provide to our clients by utilizing the latest techniques and quality materials.

We are based in Central Gauteng and cover the northern and southern suburbs, close west and east rand and Pretoria.

Rainwater Harvesting

Rain Harvesting

Rainwater harvesting is an eco-friendly practice that involves collecting and storing runoff from structures or impervious surfaces for future use. This method typically focuses on capturing rainwater from rooftops, directing it through gutters and downspouts, and storing it in various containers. The advantages of rainwater collection systems are numerous:

  • Cost-Effective & Reduced Water Bills:
  • Easy Installation
  • Water Supply during Outages
  • Environmental Conservation:

At ND Boreholes & Irrigation, we offer professional rainwater harvesting solutions tailored to your needs.

Frequest asked questions

Rain Harvesting
What materials can be composted?

Many organic materials can be composted, including yard waste, food scraps, paper, and wood chips. However, certain materials, such as meat, dairy products, and pet waste, should not be composted as they can attract pests and harbor harmful bacteria.

How long does it take for compost to mature?

The time it takes for compost to mature depends on several factors, including the type of materials being composted, the size of the pile, and the environmental conditions. In general, it can take anywhere from a few months to a year for compost to mature.

Can compost be used as a fertilizer?

Yes, compost can be used as a fertilizer and soil amendment. It is rich in nutrients and beneficial microorganisms that help to improve soil health and plant growth.

How do I use compost in my garden?

Compost can be used in several ways in the garden, including as a top dressing, a soil amendment, or a component of potting soil. It can also be used to make compost tea, which can be used as a liquid fertilizer.

How do I maintain my compost pile?

To maintain a healthy compost pile, it’s important to keep it moist and aerated. This can be done by regularly turning the pile and adding water as needed. It’s also important to maintain a balance of green and brown materials, as well as a proper carbon-to-nitrogen ratio, to ensure that the compost breaks down properly.

What is landscaping and why is it important?

Landscaping refers to the design, installation, and maintenance of outdoor spaces, including gardens, lawns, and hardscapes. It is important because it can improve the aesthetic appeal of a property, increase its value, and provide functional benefits, such as erosion control and privacy.

What are some common landscaping services

Common landscaping services include lawn care, tree and shrub planting and maintenance, garden design and installation, irrigation system installation and repair, and hardscaping, such as patios and retaining walls.

What factors should I consider when designing my landscape?

When designing your landscape, it’s important to consider factors such as your budget, the climate and environmental conditions of your area, your property’s size and shape, and your personal preferences and needs.

How often should I maintain my landscape?

The frequency of landscape maintenance depends on several factors, including the size and complexity of your landscape, the types of plants and materials used, and the environmental conditions of your area. In general, regular maintenance, such as mowing the lawn and pruning trees and shrubs, should be done at least once a month.

How can I make my landscape more environmentally friendly?

There are several ways to make your landscape more environmentally friendly, including using native plants that require less water and maintenance, incorporating sustainable landscaping practices such as composting and rainwater harvesting, and using organic and non-toxic pest control methods.

What is the benefit og harvesting rainwater?

By utilizing harvested rainwater, you can reduce the need to purchase bottled water, resulting in long-term cost savings.


How difficult s the installation?

Rainwater harvesting systems can be relatively simple to install, tailored to meet specific needs and applications.

Does it help durong water supply outages

In cases of water outages or restrictions, having stored rainwater through our rain harvesting services provides a reliable and sustainable alternative water source. Safeguarding your water supply, we offer efficient rainwater collection and storage solutions.

How odes it help the enviorement?

By promoting the conservation of water and energy, our rainwater harvesting services contribute to a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. By harnessing the power of nature, we help you reduce your ecological footprint while ensuring a reliable water supply for your home or business.

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