The Growing Business’ team of experts is passionate about the outdoors and takes great care in meeting our clients’ individual gardening needs. The company is co-owned by Anton du Plessis and Cecil Thompson who collectively boast over 30 years experience in the landscape architecture and horticulture industries.

The Growing Business offers integrated solutions for commercial and private property owners:


Establishing beautiful gardens through innovative design to suit your daily life


Creating a hard structure in your garden, from pathways to lapas, making it practical, functional and attractive


Irrigation systems and water features that are tailor-made for your garden


Professionally delivered solutions that ensure your garden stays beautiful throughout the seasons


Project management runs concurrently with each of our services and ensures that success and beauty are seamlessly achieved for each client

Professional Associations

The main objective of South African Landscaperís Institute (SALI) is to improve the standard of landscaping in South Africa and to ensure that clients receive increasing value from the industryís service providers. Both owners of The Growing Business are members of SALIís executive committee and Anton du Plessis was recently elected as the SALI Chairman. This level of SALI participation underlines the importance of industry standards, compliance with specifications and strong work ethic at The Growing Business. More  »


The Growing Business has received industry recognition for its landscaping and construction competencies. More  »

Future Projects

Find out more about the spectrum of projects that The Growing Business is currently involved in. More  »

Property Developers

Initial involvement by a landscape architect in the development of a property contributes to the perceived value by prospective investors when purchasing developments off-plan. It also eliminates possible issues that may arise at a later stage. Contact The Growing Business to find out how we can be of assistance to you. More  »