A few years ago we landscaped a no-extra-water-needed garden in the outskirts of Stanford. When we recently announced that we are selling the large feature plants in our garden the owners approached us for another round. This time we worked closely together with Tommy Ngwenya and, oh boy, what a delight to work with such a passionate personality. Tommy grew up in J’burg and as many South Africans he was troubled with a lack of funds to study at the university. So he worked his buds off for a distance learning study at UNISA (kind of open university) which was more or less within his reach. And he made it by sheer hard work and perseverance. Tommy loves plants; he even kisses them ‘good luck’ after planting. Since yesterday he also knows how to kiss a cactus. His Garden Service is called ‘Tommy & Sons’. His…
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SUNDAY 14 FEBRUARY 10 AM – 2 PM:
Unique collection of succulent plants (including cacti) for sale at 26A De Bruyn Street (Between Church & Caledon Str.). Bababoudjies, Ou Meid se Boude, Ganzemis, Bokvoetjies, Bobbejaan toontjies en Kanniedood (just to mention a few Afrikaans names). Many aloes in different sizes. Prices vary from R 20.00 to R 2000.00 but most in the range up to R 80.00. A few hundred plants left. These are the last plants out of a collection of over 2600 different succulent plants from around the globe. The collectors are moving to Napier in a few weeks and are nowadays too much engaged in their own growing businesses to also maintain the plants.
Who would have thought … But well deserved. Designed and Made in Stanford
Fashion designer Beverly Smart in France has acquired a range of retro jewellery of Yvonne de Wit Jewellery Design & Art. These will be available for her ‘clientèle’. Beverly designs and makes custom made creations for customers from around the globe. “The retro range fits very nicely in the trends my customers are following”, says Beverly. “We had a delightful morning meeting you both and coming away with such lovely goodies! It’s always inspiring to meet motivated and dynamic people. Here’s to a great year’s sales and meeting up again next year.”
The Hermanus First Friday Art Walk provides people from all walks of life to get acquainted with art. Since a few months I present my jewellery during this event in the Art Thirst Gallery of Leon Muller and with success. Tonight I focus on Valentine’s Day. See for yourself in this gallery. And my presentation is always different. Be in for another surprise this evening (from 5 to 8 PM).