Landscape is a full-service landscape design and installation company
established in 2000 by Gert Smit. The company was initially known as Earth
Projects and is a culmination of 16 years horticulture and landscaping
Gert comes from a proud family of plant lovers, his father dedicated
his life to viticulture and vineyard research and his mother was a keen
gardener. Gert feels privileged that his passion for nature and plants
was inherited, leading him to pursue a career in horticulture.
Gert is a graduate from Cape Technicon where he obtained two national
diplomas, one in Horticulture and the other in Landscape Technology. During
his time at Cape Tech he worked as a research assistant and obtained a
prestigious bursary from S.A.L.I (South African Landscape Institute).
He was also invited to attend the international Kenya Tree Project.
After completing his studies he spent some further time in Kenya gathering
data for the department as well as investing more time in the Kenya Tree
Project Over the years Gert has held positions within industry leading
corporate companies acquiring further skills in marketing, sales, rehabilitation,
research and project management. He worked as a subcontractor for several
established landscaping firms and gained solid experience working on numerous
large scale projects.
|He gained valuable irrigation experience within
some of the country's leading turf technology and landscaping firms, spending
many years with one of the most innovative and recognised companies nationwide.
Irrigation became an important part of his work which lead to him being
involved in the design and installation of the irrigation system at Grand
It was around this time that Gert decided
to utilise all the experience, knowledge and skills he had gained from
working with some of the industry's leading professionals, to start designing
and installing his own gardens.....
EP Landscape is a proud business with proud people, who all share the
same passion, commitment and love towards plants as well as to creating
beautiful gardens. The majority of its staff have been part of the setup
since the company was formed - creating a trusted, experienced and highly
skilled team. Each member of the team is a specialist in his field. Over
time this has formed a cohesive unit able to undertake a multitude of
highly specialised projects, delivering an uncompromised service and an
end product of premium quality.
At EP Landscape,
we treat each project awarded to us as a reflection of your taste and
lifestyle. We offer you comprehensive services from landscape design and
consulting to irrigation, retaining walls and exterior lighting. We also
offer exquisite water features, ponds and tranquil flowing streams.