Deciding on a budget for your project can be quite difficult. It often requires insight into more than labour and material cost. The final price can also be affected by other factors, such as global and local economic conditions, market and seasonal trends, etc.
When preparing our annual landscaping cost guide, we consider all these factors to provide you a solid forecast of costs in the South African marketplace.
|Cost range||R5000 – R15,000|
This is the cost for a basic garden build, including simple design and installation. The final cost will largely depend on the chosen plants and any additional features (hard-landscaping, irrigation, water features, etc.). On average, expect to be charged between R5000 and R15,000 for basic garden build.Get quotes!
|Cost range||R50,000 – R80,000|
This is the cost of an average garden design and installation. The cost depends on many factors, primarily on the size of your garden, the type and volume of selected plants and all additional elements, from water features and irrigation to hard-landscaping work and lighting. It additionally varies according to the chosen materials and if any prep-work is necessary (clean-up, tree felling, etc.). For average garden build, expect to pay between R50,000 and R80,000.Get quotes!
|Cost range||R1500 – R3500|
This is the price for a garden design service. This usually includes a concept design, 2D or 3D drawings, and detailed plant and material lists. The final cost depends on the scope and complexity of the project. Garden design costs range between R1500 and R3500 with an average of R2500.Get quotes!
|Average cost||R550 / hour|
|Cost range||R450 – R650 / hour|
This is the per hour rate for landscaping consultations, including all notes and sketches produced during the consultation. Consultations usually cover all areas of landscaping and gardening – from general gardening advice to the selection of specific plants. The price largely depends on the landscaper (more experienced designers charge more) and location. The cost of landscaper consultation typically runs from R450 / hour to R650 / hour, averaging at R550 / hour.Get quotes!