Category Archives: VERGE COMPETITION

Annual verge competition winner for 2015 – 2016 – Lillies Quarter

The sub-committee “Beautification” chose the verge of Lillies Quarter as the annual winner for the 2015 – 2016 year. The verges are beautifully maintained by the gardener Bongani Dlamini and the garden manager Nicky Ganas. Barbara and Margaret of KHBA … Continue reading

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Winner of winter verge competition – Musa & Gaby Ndwandwe

Gaby is seen receiving the hamper and gift voucher from Maggie and Barbara of KHBA. Many thanks to Mr Lurie from Richdens who so kindly donated the hamper. The voucher to buy plants is donated by KHBA . The entrance to 13 … Continue reading

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Verge Competition for Winter Verge in Hillcrest

The committee have been driving around Hillcrest looking at the beautiful verges that many residents have created. It is such a credit to our beautiful village to have such inspired residents. The committee has chosen some verges and they will … Continue reading

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Marriott – winner of the 2014 Commercial Verge of the Year

The very worthy winner of the Verge of the Year for 2014 is Marriott. Chris Dalzel tranformed their verge into a beautiful art work which is surely enjoyed and appreciated by all who live in or visit or work in … Continue reading

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Beautiful verges in Hillcrest – huge vote of appreciation to owner

Eunice took this photograph of a beautiful verge in Hillcrest. If you recognise it let us know. On our webpage, http://www.khba.org.za  is an application form if anyone would be interested to join the Association at R30 per annum.    

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Chris Dalzell garden for Marriott in Old Main Road, Hillcrest

How lucky Hillcrest is to have such committment from commercial properties. And of course the huge talent of Chris Dalzell. There will be many more who follow suit I am sure. Thanks to Marriott & Chris.  

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Verges and commercial property’s surrounds – the good, the bad and the you know what!

Having featured the beautiful verges that Longmynd and Marriott have upgraded, KHBA members were of the opinion that unkempt areas should also be put on the blog. From its inception, the Association has espoused the “broken window syndrome” made famous by … Continue reading

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A verge to be ashamed of – uncut grass and Balloon Vine smothering the fence!

Happily the majority of verges do not look like this one – but it is one to be sorely ashamed of. Balloon Vine is a vigorous creeperd that smothers all indigenous plants – pull it out by the roots to … Continue reading

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Verge that is a disgrace to Hillcrest

The reason why some verges in Hillcrest are teeming with Invasive Alien Plants [IAP’s] is, I believe, due to ignorance. So the aim of photographs of verges, which will feature roads in Hillcrest that are smothered with IAP’s, is educative more … Continue reading

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Hillcrest companies join the band-wagon in beautifying their verges

The principle of doing something good and worthwhile is catching! Chris Dalziel did a splendid makeover of the verge outside Longmynd and is the worthy KHBA winner of the 2013 Verge of the Year. Marriott have secured the inspiration of … Continue reading

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