These artfully boxed botanical porcelain candles (image 1) in the Madame Luna range make ideal keepsakes for visitors to SA. Choose from coconut fig cassis (‘Protea’), fresh ginger (‘Pin Cushion’) or vanilla figwood (‘Aloe’) fragrances. Available at Block & Chisel (from R135).
So popular that it’s become an annual event, catch In Bloom II Botanical Exhibition (image 2), curated by Margie Murgatroyd of Africa Nova, at Casa Labia, Muizenberg. casalabia.co.za
Unwanted garden invaders are a thing of the past with Gardena’s efficient new weeding trowel (image 3). With its simple design, it’s easy to operate, leaves your hands clean and won’t strain the back – no more bending over! At leading garden centres and hardware stores (R279); email email@example.com.
Turn to page 134 of our March 2012 Small Spaces issue for more great gardening ideas…