“In a garden we have indeed left the real world and entered the world of fantasy and make-believe,

 where nature, under the control of art, gives pleasure and rest and escape from today’s worries.”                                

  - Humphrey Carver

Jan the Mastermind

Established in 1995. Jan Blok is the forerunner of innovative garden design in Southern Africa. Jan is repeatedly lauded as the country’s leading most intuitive garden designer, an artist with the design talent to see beyond the obvious, and the vision to transform ordinary into exta-ordinary. Jan blok sculpts contemporary or classic landscapes which enchant and enhance...glorious green vistas which compliment the underlying architectural lines of the dwelling and the lifestyle of those who live, work and play in it.




About Blok Designs

Blok Designs is committed to design and operational excellence. Originality, quality and reliability are the hallmarks of all that we do in our determination to provide landscaping of an extraordinary nature. Each garden is unique. Design is tailored exclusively to client specifications to form a harmonious and sympathetic balance with prevailing architecture.

 “We always start
with a plan”

“Texture and foliage keep a garden interesting through the season.


  - Kevin Doyle

Flowers are just moments of gratification.”

Blok Design Process

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Boschendal, with its backdrop of sweeping mountain ranges, deep ravines, imposing

peaks and sun-baked rock is renowned throughout the world for its beauty.



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    A Sense of Space

Jan Blok


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