Get out into the garden with our Country Kit.
October is gardening month and we’ve found everything you need to get yours ready in tip-top shape with the latest gardening tools. Don’t have a green thumb? These will also make for great gifts for a fellow gardener in need of something new to add to their shed.
You could also stand a chance of winning one of the products below. Just simply fill in the form at the end and choose your favourite items from our list.
Let shrivelled house plants be a thing of the past with the Lechuza Cube Glossy Triple self-watering planter. The integrated watering system takes care of your plants, letting you know the right time to top them up. Win a Lechuza Cube Glossy Triple planter valued at R495 by filling in the form below.
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In its fourth edition, Gardening with Keith Kirsten (Struik) remains a must-have for gardening enthusiasts. The book includes advice for planning and maintaining a garden, tips for treating pests and diseases, and a directory of over 2 000 plant species. Win one of three copies of Gardening with Keith Kirsten valued at R350.
Pick up a copy from either Exclusive Books, Loot, Reader’s Warehouse or Loot.
Tie it Together
Keep all your gardening kit together, and by your side, with a multipurpose apron from Six Degrees East. The apron has plenty of pockets for hand tools, seeds and harvested vegetables, as well as securing a cell phone. Win a Gibbous Moon denim apron valued at R275.
Looking for more gardening gadgets? Take a look at what Garden and Home has on their list.
Glove at First Sight
Pretty and practical, these garden gloves from Lifestyle Home Garden have grip control for wet and dry handling. The open-back design provides breathability during active outdoor work. Win a pair valued at R149.99.
Organic vegetable gardening guru Jane Griffiths has brought out a range of 100% natural skin-care products for gardeners. Using beeswax, shea butter, oils and herbs, these products are specifically formulated for hard-working hands and bodies. Win this set of balms and Hand Scrub valued at R860.
Find the full range of Jane’s Delicious Body Products here.
Hang ’em Up
Want to grow your own herbs but have limited outdoor space? Handmade from shweshwe fabric, the Reel Gardening planter bag is designed to be either hung over a balcony railing or directly on a wall. Each planter comes Seed Tape in your choice of herbs, flowers or vegetables, a fertilizer stick, a water spout and black zip-ties. Win two hanging planter sets valued at R498.
Looking for more gardening gifts? Take a look at our last Country Kit for gardeners.
Plant a Seed
Sprouts make healthy salad toppings and are easy to grow yourself. With the Livingseeds Sprouting System all you need to add are some recycled glass jars and water, to harvest sprouting lentils, chickpeas, mung beans and wheatgrass seeds at home. Win one of two Livingseeds Sprouting Systems valued at R253.
Sow Delicious’ ‘earth chocolate’ Slab of Seed is organically enriched and designed to position the seed at the perfect depth and retain moisture. Simply plant, grow, eat. Win a Sow Delicious hamper, which includes 3x Exotic Slabs of Seed, 3 x Gourmet Slabs of Seed, and 3 x Pure Slabs of Seed, worth R650.
Good-quality garden tools to make tasks like tackling weeds more bearable. Garden Gro tools are made of stainless steel, so won’t rust, and are lightweight so comfortable to handle. Win a set of Garden Gro tools, including a Hand Fork Lawn Weeder, Hand Trowel, Hand Fork and Garden Scoop, valued at R499.
Here are 8 more essential gardening tools from the team at Garden and Home.
Adjust the amount of sun and shade for growing vegetables with the Vertical Veg Veggie Pots. With handles to easily move around, the pots are available in three different sizes – 5ℓ, 10ℓ and 20ℓ – to grow anything from pansies to peppers. Win a set of three veggie pots valued at R500.
Each month we run a competition with the products featured in our Country Kit. For a chance to win one of the items, fill in the form below and let us know which products you’d like to win. The competition closes on 31 October 2019 at midnight. Terms and Conditions apply.