Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Kogelberg

On our way back from a hike in the Kogelberg this morning (see Roncorylus) we called in at the Kleinmond Information Office.  There, we were very impressed to see the display of Kogelberg botanical  specimens, apparently updated every week by … Continue reading

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The Hermanus Erica Is Down But Not Out

February is Erica month and, in particular, flowering time for our endangered species, Erica hermani (the Hermanus Erica) . Last week we set off on our annual hunt for the dainty purple flowered E hermani on the mountain slopes above Hermanus … Continue reading

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Fynbos is Fun

There is a new link to “Fynbos is Fun” available on this site.  I hope you enjoy it.

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Whale Coast Conservation

Readers will note that I have added a new link  to the Whale Coast Conservation site, thereby enabling members to easily access this important conservation group whose work is so essential to the local environment.   This can be accessed … Continue reading

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Leucospermum cordifolium

We are nearing the end of the flowering season of one of our favourite indigenous garden plants – the Pincushion, Leucospermum cordifolium.   One of the easiest of the Proteaceae to cultivate, it forms a neat bush, flowers over a long … Continue reading

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Reading New Posts

As a blogger, I am not always aware of what followers of this site see.  Apparently you get an e-mail telling you about the new post, but then rendering it in a form different to that which is on the … Continue reading

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