Contracting and Landscaping

The unit began as a measure to introduce lawn sod to the industry. With the western bypass, Sun City and various other municipal works to be grassed in a very short period of time, with no knowledge of turf in the industry.

We have grown to a fully equipped division that specialises in the design and construction of sports grounds, golf courses, commercial landscaping, plantscaping, landscape design and irrigation installations.

We are proud to confirm more than five hundred sports facilities developed in the history of the company and that we are the main appointed contractor for sport and recreational works by the City of Johannesburg the last eleven years running. The division have always done extensive earthworks to succeed in this task and is in the current phase of expanding to a separate entity of civil works.

Civil Works

Bergland offers a turnkey service, therefore a single contractor is used, whether it is to develop a new residential, or office complex, or upgrade existing facilities. We are registered with the Construction Industry Development Board and have a CIDB grading of 6.

Our civil work services includes:

  • Site clearance
  • Bulk earthworks and cut-to-fill work
  • Trenching and other excavations
  • Paving and curbing
  • Stormwater
  • Water and sewer reticulations
  • Road construction
Berglandís own a range of loaders, skid steers, trucks and plant equipment ensures that our earthworks is done on time, within the scope of work and providing the best possible quality achievable.

Turf installations

Bergland provides seeding, sprigging and installation of sods. Click here for more details on turf supplies.


We can design and install any system, or pump station for any development, whether it is for commercial, domestic landscaping, golf courses, sports fields, or rehabilitation.

A healthy lawn requires a regular supply of water. Bergland can:

  • Design and install any irrigation system to meet any requirement
  • Comply with the usage requirements of your facility or complex
  • Design and install rainwater harvesting systems
  • Change manual systems to automatic systems, or vica verse
  • Upgrade existing irrigation systems
  • Repair existing equipment
  • Provide irrigation programs and schedules
The rainwater harvesting systems Bergland designs and installs enables you to collect and store rainwater, which is recycled into your irrigation system.


Bergland can design, construct and maintain any sport field to any specification required. We have experience with soccer fields, hockey fields, rugby fields, baseball fields, tennis courts, badminton fields, athletics stadia, bowling greens as well as cricket fields and pitches. For cricket stadia, we offer the choice of bulli clay or artificial pitches (Mark II), as well as practice nets. We also install drainage systems for the abovementioned stadia.

Bergland can supply and install any sports equipment (like rugby posts, soccer and hockey goals, etc.) in accordance with international specifications.

Click here for references on the sports fields that we've established.

Hard Landscaping

We install any type of paving or kerbing, mosaic tiling, gabions and rheno matrasses. See samples of our Hard Lanscaping on our Gallery page.

Parks and Recreation

Any park or recreation facility to any scope that you require, including grassing the area, supply and planting of trees and other plants, supply of installation of playground equipment, refuse bins, bollards, park benches and pallisade fencing.

See samples of the parks and recreation areas that we created on our Gallery page.

Golf Course Construction

Bergland constructs tee boxes, greens, fairways and driving ranges. Whether it's a full golf course, public facility, or domestic putting green, Bergland can assist you in every aspect of golf course construction.

Commercial Landscaping

Bergland offers design and execution of landscaping for office blocks, residential estates, retirement villages, etcetera. This service includes turf supply and installation, irrigation design and installation, road islands, verges and sidewalks, large trees and plants, establishment of flower beds, external parking areas, landscaping of shopping centres and areas surrounding sports stadia, like drop-off zones, parking areas, etcetera.

Domestic Landscaping

Design and install of landscaping for residential estates, townhouse complexes or individuals.

Aeration and Over-seeding

Aeration, hollow tining and core compaction relieving. We can overseed any facility, to specific requirements.

Specialised Machinery

Throughout the process, starting with the very first steps of production, to the very last final finish of a contract, Bergland uses sophisticated machinery and equipment to ensure quality work. Newer and better technologies lead to the discovery of our latest additions; A Rota-Dairon rotovator, an Agri-vator ground compaction core reliever with over seeding attachment, a sprig planter (fairway planter) capable of planting 20,000m≤/day at a ratio of 5:1, and a specialised herbicide/fertilizer applier. Newer type levelling blades and laser levels ensure a sports ground surface like never seen before.

Because Bergland owns a range of loaders, skid steers, trucks and plant equipment, our clients can be assured that our earthworks are done on time, within scope of work to the best possible quality achievable.

Soil Re-habilitation

Hydro seeding of bare soil surfaces and wet land recreation. For more information, click here for information on seeding.


Polo fields, horserace tracks, show jumping, dressage arenas and training facilities.