Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden launches new specialist gift shop

The beloved gift shop at Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden is re-launching in a spacious new building with botanically focused products, homeware and rare plants on offer.

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Products are displayed alongside striking original wallpaper showcasing the work of Cape botanists Rudolf Marloth (1855-1931) – complete with Marloth’s handwritten notes and edits. In 1922, Marloth received an honorary doctorate from Stellenbosch University. The new space combines the Botanical Garden’s conservation and education strategy with a sustainable and complimentary product offering.

The most popular lines from the old BioBiou shop will, of course, be there with a range of new items that visitors won’t find anywhere else, including house brand products, rare seeds and plants from specialist suppliers, and select items from the historic SUBG plant collections.

Product lines will include:

  • Homeware
  • Gifts
  • Ceramics
  • Art
  • Jewellery
  • Beauty – natural, plant-based botanical products
  • Artisanal candy, chocolates and olive oil
  • A variety of teas
  • Clothing
  • Seeds
  • Planters

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