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Spring in South Africa!



It’s spring! This season is undoubtedly nature’s most beautiful masterpiece.

If you are eager to get planting, here are 3 beautifully colourful, hardy, and most importantly WATER WISE plants that could brighten up your garden all year round.

  1. Agapanthus – This plant’s blueish-purple or white flowers make quite the statement wherever you plant them. Expect to see those flowers bloom in summer!
  1. Strelitzia regnae (Bird of paradise) – The majestic orange and purple flowers look amazing against the green backdrop of a garden. It can flourish in all types of soil, sun or shade.
  1. Lavender – Why not plant some lavender? It is ideal for that sunny spot, smells amazing, and will attract loads of bees and butterflies to your garden. Remember to cut your lavender back twice per year (early spring and mid-summer).

When you need to water your plants, make sure your connection is leak-free! At Wedgit, we are your go-to partner for water-wise, kink-resistant garden hoses and leak-free garden hose connectors.

Because gardening should be practical and fun.

Made in South Africa for South African climates!

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Wedgit appoints Vermont Sales as Exclusive Distributor for Southern Africa

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Vermont Sales as our exclusive distribution partner in Southern Africa. We are confident that the Wedgit brand will benefit from our partnership with Vermont, who is known for excellent customer service and their extensive reach to thousands of retailers in Southern Africa.   Vermont’s experience in establishing quality brands in the market place promises to unlock the vast potential of the innovative Wedgit product range.

All Southern African Trade Enquiries can be directed to Vermont on +27 11 314 7711.

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Wedgit Premium Garden Hose Launched

The Wedgit Premium Garden Hose (12mm / ½”) is a tough and robust garden hose; a fitting companion to the tough Wedgit Hose Couplings, and a fitting companion to your garden. It is a unique 9-faceted hose – which reduces kinking. Manufactured from UV treated materials and containing no heavy metals, this hose promises to be durable and friendly to the environment as well.premium-hose

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New Wedgit Stockists

A warm welcome to the following new stockist of Wedgit:

  • Cape Garden Centre – Stellenbosch
  • Cape Garden Centre – Somerset West
  • Benbel Garden – Somerset Value Mart
  • Benbel – Somerset Main Road
  • Benbel – Strand (Southside Centre)
  • Midstream Garden Centre – Midstream Estate
  • Aquatec Solutions – Midrand
  • Farm City – Atterbury (Pretoria)
  • Farm City – Pierre van Ryneveld
  • Farm City – Ruimsig (Roodepoort)
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Wedgit Premium Garden Hose Coming Soon

The Wedgit Premium Garden Hose (12mm / ½”) will be launched in early December 2016. Featuring a Burst Pressure rating of 35 bar it promises to be a leader in the field (and on the lawn). It will be bundled with the Wedgit Starter Set containing the unique robust Wedgit hose couplings (Quick Connect, Tap Connector, Adjustable Nozzle and Converter Caps).


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Roll out to Retailers continue

The exciting Wedgit product range is being rolled out to retailers of choice. We welcome the following new stockists of Wedgit:

  • Safari Garden Centre (The Willows, Pretoria East)
  • Cape Garden Centre (Joostenbergvlakte, Cape Town)
  • Garden Mecca Nursery (Valhalla, Centurion)
  • Eden Gardens Nursery (Waterkloof Lifestyle Centre, Pretoria)
  • Hilton Garden Centre (Hilton, Pietermaritzburg)
  • Stewarts and Lloyds Irrigation Longmeadow (Greenstone)
  • Stewarts and Lloyds Irrigation Boksburg
  • Stewarts and Lloyds Irrigation Klerksdorp
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Distribution Partner – Western Cape

We are pleased to welcome Makhro Home and Garden as distributor of the Wedgit product range in the Western Cape. Jaco, Wilmar, we are excited to work with you and your team and look forward to the adventure ahead. We wish you all success in marketing this exciting new product to the people of the Western Cape.

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Wedgit launches on Takealot

The Wedgit Starter Sets are now available on South Africa’s leading online retailer, Takealot.com. This puts the innovative Wedgit range within reach of all South Africans, irrespective of your location.


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Starter Set offer great value for money

The Wedgit Starter Sets make their debut this weekend. These combo packs offer great value for money – selling at approximately 60% discount to the normal retail price of the individual items.wedgit starter pack

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Retail Launch at Chamberlains, Pretoria

Great news! The innovative WEDGIT gardenhose connectors will be launched this weekend at Chamberlains Centurion and Montana branches. Pay us a visit: Henk and Johan will be present to meet all prospective Wedgitarians, and to demonstrate the unique patented coupling technology.

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