In an effort to create jobs and help people embrace growing their own garden IKEA, in conjunction with six social enterprises, have revealed their latest sustainable home project.
The flatpack furniture kings unveiled the BOTANISK collection, a range of pots, baskets, tool bags, plant pot covers and a host of other gardening accessories, all of which are made using natural materials by social enterprises across the world.
The IKEA BOTANISK collection aims to encourage those who might just have a small balcony or live in the city to grow their own plants and enjoy creating their very own apartment jungle.
For the new collection, IKEA have collaborated with six different social enterprises in India, Thailand, Jordan, and Romania, creating a host of new jobs and opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
The range is made with people in mind. From start to finish the process of creating the collection has been about collaboration with artisans, developing useful gardening items perfect for those with small spaces but big green dreams.
The collaboration merges traditional crafting with modern design to create unique handmade products such as plant pots, baskets, paper pot maker, pot covers, tool bags.
All the items are made sustainably, using all natural materials including banana fiber, jute, and cotton.
The collection will launch in March and June in 2020.
For more details of the IKEA BOTANISK collection visit IKEA online.