City Botanics – a specialist garden design studio

City Botanics is a specialist garden design studio that sprouted from the observation that our cities are changing, and they are changing fast.

The studio’s strong beliefs about how gardens should fit into today’s world, are incorporated into its business every day, says owner Martin Steel.

“We believe that gardens and plants can heal and provide a sense of calm in today’s chaotic world. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to incorporate nature into their daily lives, regardless of the size of their living space or how green their thumbs. That’s why, at City Botanics, we strive to create functional, thoughtful and hassle-free gardens and plant scapes for busy urban dwellers.”

Focusing on designing and installing gardens in apartments, courtyards, small yards and interiors, City Botanics’ goal is to provide a service that allows its customers to be captivated by plants each and every day so that they, too, can harvest that special connection our gardens provide. And customers are jumping on board.

“Thanks to City Botanics carefully selecting plants, this former plant killer (me) is now a reformed green thumb! Every day I wake up to a beautifully landscaped native garden and every corner In my house has a plant – this all makes me so happy!” (Kiki Isidorou)

For City Botanics, the vision is simple. Become a leader in small-space gardening and ensure that we, as a society, never lose our connection to the natural world, no matter how high our buildings rise. ​

For further information call 027 215 7884, or visit

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