Monthly Archives: March 2014

The BotSoc Braai

Every year the BotSoc holds a braai for its members and it is always a very pleasant affair. This year was no exception and the wonderful food contributed greatly.  The meat cooked by Hoogie and his team was outstanding and … Continue reading

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The Pretty Otholobiums of Fernkloof

The common name of Skaapbostee certainly doesn’t do justice to the appeal of our Otholobiums, their striking flowers set amongst attractive leaves. There are 53 species worldwide. The SW Cape has 15 species, 6 of which are found in Fernkloof. … Continue reading

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Garden Butterflies

1  Belenois thysa (False Dotted Border Butterfly) There have been many of these butterflies around recently.  This is the dry season form, lemon yellow with margins of forewing bordered black with black spots along the outer margin of the hindwing.  It flies … Continue reading

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