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SA Garden and Home

April 2019

SA Garden and Home is the ultimate magazine for home lovers of all ages. It features gorgeous homes and gardens and is filled with great tips and ideas for both decorating and gardening not to mention the latest info on lifestyle trends, creative people, entertaining, travel and more.

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character building

Talk about a feast for the eyes. Have a look at the new varieties of strawberries on page 98 that can be grown for their flowers as well as their fruit. While trends and fashions are what make decorating fun, there are certain classic styles and furniture items that stand the test of time, as they say. This month’s cover features the quintessential South African stoep. But, if you look closely, you’ll notice that the furniture, although modern, is a 20th-century take on the traditional rocker and Morris chairs that we remember from our grandparents’ verandas.I recently stayed with two designers whose homes have been featured in Garden and Home over the past 20 years. While they sold many of these houses with the curtains and some of the…

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write now

VALUE FOR MONEYI was amazed by the value for money I received when I bought the February issue of Garden and Home. It is proudly South African and the ideas are affordable and delightful. My husband and I are busy designing our new kitchen and this issue was bursting with new ideas and designs. We were hesitant to incorporate wood but now we’re excited about the idea. Thank you Garden and Home! Sagree Pillay MAGICAL GARDENI had the pleasure of visiting a friend in Kensington, Gauteng, a few weeks ago. She is retired and spends most of her time creating a beautiful garden. While it’s relatively small, it’s a magical secret garden. Here’s a picture of her piece of paradise! Celeste Wood WE ASKED OUR…

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write in and win

Sagree Pillay has won a Linen Drawer voucher valued at R2 000. Linen Drawer produces top quality bed, bath and table linen, with free delivery anywhere in South Africa. Linen Drawer’s range of pure linen or cotton percale bed linen will help you turn your bedroom into a unique and sumptuous retreat. linendrawer.co.zaPHOTOGRAPHS SUPPLIED WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO EDIT LETTERS,E-MAIL AND SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS.…

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home front

HOOLA HOOPHaldane Martin’s Hula outdoor range pays homage to the Salterini Hoop chairs of the 1950s. Distinctly geometric, the modern forms include a dining and lounge chair, as well as a bar stool and kitchen stool. Ergonomic and rust-proof, these stainless steel beauties come in a host of vibrant colours.haldanemartin.co.za SHADES of greyIn addition to the indigo colourway, Love Milo’s Minerals collection now comes in grey. Available across the entire ceramic product collection, the on-trend shade goes with everything – especially good on a raw timber table.lovemilo.com NEW HUES In collaboration with Italian brand Aquazzura, de Gournay has added an exquisite new colourway to their iconic Amazonia design. A tropical take on traditional chinoiserie, the hand-painted wallpaper (and shoe collection!) now depicts deeper tones on a…

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what’s on

26 APRIL – 1 MAY KAMERS/Makers Jo’burg This creative showcase returns to St David’s Marist in Inanda. The theme for 2019 is Celebrating the Artisan Way, with homegrown fashion, jewellery, decor and food from both new and established crafters. Tickets R60 at plankton.mobi or R90 at the door. kamers.co.za…

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at a glance

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER: John McKenzie of JM Architects. THE CLIENTS: A couple and their grown-up daughter. THE BRIEF: A contemporary farmhouse that makes the most of a small stand in a new Johannesburg estate. THE HOUSE: A family home consisting of three bedrooms, a flatlet, home office, wine cellar and open-plan living areas.…