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Freshness is paramount if you’re a keen cook and there’s nothing more satisfying than having everything within easy reach. The modular gardening system from Terrace Living (image 1) means you can pick your own strawberries for breakfast, rocket and sweet basil for lunch, or coriander for dinner. Each module comes with clips for upright mounting – in any space – and there’s also a range of accessory products to help you build your vertical garden: available in white, grey or black; R139 per module. terraceliving.co.za. PERFECT FOR THE KIDS Plant this herb-seeded card (image 2), water daily and watch it grow! R10 each, Little Treasures. VEGETABLES FROM AN ITALIAN GARDEN (Phaidon, R403) This gardening book (image 3) is brimming with delicious season-by-season Italian recipes, as well as tips for veggie growing foodies. For more ideas on how to spruce up your garden this summer, turn to page 142 of our January/ February 2012 Trends issue, on sale now...