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Boma Garden

A bushveld garden located on the hills of Northcliff in Johannesburg boasts impressive Bomas and forest that are designed to provide the well needed shade. Landscape designer, Ruth Chambers is inspired by this garden as she creates her own version of a Boma garden.

Planting List:

  • Vygie “Purple Parade”   x 10   
  • Cotyledon orbiculata (Pigs’ Ears)  x 5    
  • Carex “Frosted Curls” x 40   
  • Aloe cooperi (Grass Aloe) x 5    
  • Crocosmia aurea x 15   
  • Carex hachijoensis “Evergold” x 10   
  • Carex “China Blue” x 10   
  • Carex oshimensis “Evergreen” x 5    
  • Chasmanthium (Oatgrass) x 10   
  • Acacia xanthophloea (Fever Tree) x 3    
  • Aloe barbarae (Tree Aloe)  x 2    

Hardscaping

  • African No Climb Fence (1.8 x 2m) as roof
  • Baby Rhino sculpture
  • Rocks – boulder 11  x 3
  • Sleeper
  • Gravel:
    Sandstone crush large
    Diamond Mix medium pebbles
  • Cobbles:
    Charcoal
  • Black 3-leg potjie