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SA Garden and Home

May 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.

South Africa
Caxton Magazines
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READERS’ QUERIES 087 158 0279 or e-mail gardenhome@caxton.co.za EDITOR Mary Jane Harris ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER Mandy Buchholz 087 158 0279 KZN CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, DECOR Candice Botha candicebotha@gmail.com CAPE CONTRIBUTING EDITOR, GARDENING Marianne Alexander gandhgardenguru@gmail.com FEATURES EDITOR Lauren Delargy laurend@caxton.co.za CHIEF SUB-EDITOR, GARDENING Diane Peacock dianep@caxton.co.za PRODUCTION MANAGER / COPY EDITOR Richard Goller richardg@caxton.co.za DIGITAL EDITOR Khanyi Mlaba khanyim@caxton.co.za EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTORS Juliette Arrighi de Casanova, Natalie Boruvka, Jane Griffiths, Richard Holmes, Lizette Jonker, Derick Kirk, Connall Oosterbroek, Tess Paterson, Deborah Rudman, Jo Trappitt, Dina Venter, Diana Wemyss, Lyn Woodward, Lynne Yates MARKETING AND PROMOTIONS Roline Haine 087 158 0309 rolineh@caxton.co.za GENERAL MANAGER Anton Botes FINANCIAL MANAGER Rohan French NATIONAL HEAD OF SALES Ronell Buitenbos HEAD OF RETAIL MARKETING AND INNOVATION Dejane Poil MARKETING MANAGER Reinhard Lotz PRODUCTION MANAGER Sada Reddhi DIGITAL MEDIA…

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flavour of the month

Although it’s the hardest-working room in the home, the kitchen doesn’t necessarily have to be the biggest, have the latest appliances, or the most expensive finishes, but it does need to be comfortable to work in and uplift and inspire. Judging by the number of kitchen makeovers entered in our recent online #DontMoveImprove competition, it’s evident that many of you feel the same. And let’s face it, attractive surroundings make all the difference.I’ve never been a great cook. I much prefer sticking a roast in the kettle braai to fiddling with a complicated recipe. However, after replacing dated cupboards with fresh white cabinetry and soft closing drawers, installing plenty of windows to let light in and French doors that open onto the garden, spending time in the kitchen has…

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write now

HURRAY FOR BEETROOTThank you so much for the Berry and Beetroot Smoothie recipe in the April 2019 issue of Garden and Home . It did what nobody could ever manage to do – get my family to eat and enjoy beetroot. It’s a lip-smacking way for those who don’t like it to get all the good stuff and minerals. And not even know what they’re actually enjoying. I will be making this easy-to-prepare smoothie when my children’s friends come to visit. I am sure they will be very impressed and love it too. JM du Plooy LIGHT RELIEFOpening the post box every month and finding the latest copy of Garden and Home is such a treat. With two kids and a busy family life, sometimes finding the time…

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write in and win

JM du Plooy has won a standard size pillowcase and a Deluxe Mask from The Silk Lady worth R1 000. The Silk Lady is a proudly South African brand offering products made from 100% organic silk that bring style, luxury and health benefits to your life. Silk is believed to reduce the loss of natural hair and skin moisture to minimise the signs of ageing. It’s also hypoallergenic. thesilklady.com PHOTOGRAPHS SUPPLIED WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO EDIT LETTERS, E-MAIL AND SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS.…

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home front

Houtlander was awarded this year’s Most Beautiful Object in South Africa at Design Indaba. Interdependence II, a novel take on a Victorian loveseat, was intended as a conversation piece. The sinuous curves, bold colour and witty design look set to become an example of iconic local design. houtlander.co.za Statement piece JUST moved in Situated at 89 Andries Pretorius Street, Somerset West, Home Fabrics’ new light-filled showroom is convenient for Winelands decor enthusiasts. With extensive local and imported fabric and wallpaper collections, it’s the ideal spot to plan a new scheme. hf.co.za QUALITY THREADSBaker Lifestyle’s Homes & Garden III collection is a wonderful blend of styles. Hand-block designs, complex embroideries and subtle ikats are combined with geometrics and abstract prints. Add the gorgeous subtle colourways and you’ve…

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at a glance

THE ARCHITECT: Derry Baker (pictured) of Wyatt Baker Architects. THE CLIENT: Sally Blackman and her family. THE BRIEF: A farmhouse-inspired design that emphasises privacy, light and space. THE HOUSE: A four-bedroom, four-bathroom house with an open-plan living and dining area, kitchen, scullery, powder room, study and loft room built around a courtyard and swimming pool.…