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A WALL of succulents

WHO LIVES HERE? Mandy and Nick Crooks

WHERE Dargle, KwaZulu-Natal

SIZE OF SUCCULENT BANK 35m long, 8m wide and 6m high If you had an unsightly embankment overgrown with ivy behind your house, what would you do?

Take a leaf from Mandy Crooks’s book: 18 months ago, she decided to remove the bothersome plants and replace them with a swathe of succulents.

“The embankment runs along the length of the house at the back and is visible from the bedrooms as well as

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