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Outdoor Goodies

Compiled by Michelle Snaddon Photographs Frank Ellis, Mark Williams, supplied GET GARDENING A sturdy trowel and fork set (R345) (image 1) from the 'Thoughtful Gardener' range at Block & Chisel is a timeless addition to your arsenal of garden tools. FLOWERAMA From left (image 2): Florescence: The World’s Most Beautiful Flowers by award-winning photographer Clive Nichols, with text by Noël Kingsbury (R406, Merrell) depicts the beauty and transient fragility of blooms in an almost sculptural light; in Birkenhead Blooms, florist Alyson Kessel celebrates her floral artistry by sharing her creations with guests at Birkenhead House hotel in Hermanus (R180, Struik Lifestyle). CHIME AND AGAIN

Amp up the ambience on the veranda or in the garden with porcelain bells (R43) (image 3) that chime softly in the breeze; at Starke Ayres branches.

For more garden-inspired gadgets turn to page 141 of our May 2012 Easy Living issue, on shelf now...