New innovative products are making gardening easier and provide more reasons to step outside. These are some we’ve spotted.
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The Wedgit Range
Ill-fitting connectors and hoses that kink can lead to water wastage in the garden. The solution to this is Wedgit’s high-grade connectors and premium garden hoses. Their UV-treated connectors fit all common tap sizes, and their hoses have been designed with a high burst pressure. This ensures that both products reduce water leakage. Begin with their starter set, which comes with a tap connector, converter caps and other innovative products such as their thread adapter ring.
Cost: R525, 00
This price is for the starter kit and a premium garden hose. Products can be sold separately.
Klipsch landscape speakers
Take outdoor entertainment to the next level with the Klipsch landscape speakers. Cleverly designed to look like rocks and available in different colours, they blend into the surroundings. The best part is that they’re UV and all-weather resistant, meaning that they can stay outside year-round. The subwoofers are sold separately.
Cost: R7990, 00
The Vertical Veg system is an easy way to establish a vertical garden. It consists of vertical panels made from a soft geotextile fabric with pockets in which plants can be grown. The panels can be easily attached to most walls with screws, nails, and even cable ties. They also come in different sizes.
Cost: From R125, 00
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Candide Garden App
The first community gardening app in the country, Candide connects you to a library of plant information as well as a community of local plant-lovers who can answer questions, identify plants and pests and share their gardening journeys. Updated daily, the ever-growing plant database has helpful information and tips on how to care for myriad South African plants.
YOLO Compost Tumbler
The YOLO compost tumbler is a convenient and space saving way to turn organic waste into compost. The tumbling action aerates the compost, ensuring that the microbes that break down waste stay active. What makes this it stand out from other tumblers, is that it’s compact, has a rain-proof lid and is odour-free thanks to its closed bin. It’s made of strong plastic, galvanised steel and comes in a variety of fun colours.
Cost: From R 2 620, 00
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