Dr Boomslang

A sign above a store in a garden
We have a wide selection of indigenous plants, including trees, succulents, restios, proteas, ericas, buchus and bulbs as well as some herbs. Because indigenous plants are adapted to local conditions they are more likely to thrive in the extremes of the Cape Town climate. Since opening in 2001, our reputation has grown as the nursery to visit if you’re looking for high-quality indigenous plants and friendly, personal service. Pay us a visit to discover why. The nursery is very easy to find, located on the corner of Main Road and Station Road in Retreat. The layout is attractive and informal and includes a number of demonstration gardens to give you some ideas for plant combinations. We have a wide selection of indigenous plants, ranging from trees, to shrubs and groundcovers, to suit every situation and everyone’s taste. Our plant selection is constantly changing as the seasons change and we discover new plants. We have a wide range of fynbos plants including restios, proteas, ericas and buchus. Come and take a look at our Aloes and other succulents. We also stock a wide range of CCMA treated poles and building materials including cement. There’s always something new and interesting to see and if we don’t have the plant you are looking for, we will do our best to find it for you. The nursery is fun for the whole family. Bring your children to visit the ducks or play on the jungle gym while you pick out the plants and veggies for your garden.
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Find Us

Main Road Cape Town ZA 7945

Areas of Dr Boomslang

  • Pole Yard

    Dr Boomslang's timber yard offers a wide selection of poles and garden timber. We also manufacture our own lattice screens, laths fencing, rustic fencing, lattice trellis and PAR fencing. We build sheds, custom made storage cabinets and jungle gyms. In fact, if it’s wooden and you’d like it made, contact us!
  • Landscaping

    If you don’t have the time or inclination to do the work yourself, we can design and create an indigenous garden to suit your environment and your particular requirements, supplying the plants, materials and labour. Indigenous gardens are perfectly suited to the harsh conditions of the Cape. We can create a low-maintenance, water-wise garden for you that will survive our hot, dry, windy summers. For more enquiries call: (021) 712 0379.

Opening times

Monday - Friday: 08h00 to 17h00 Saturday: 08h00 to 15h00 Sunday: 08h00 to 13h00 Public holidays: 09h00 to 14h00

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