Monthly Archives: February 2015

Birthday Blooms

A birthday outing by Botsoc members on Friday 13th to find the blue nivenias of the Kogelberg turned into both a birthday and a botanical treat! We followed the Highlands Road just after the Kleinmond turnoff. We had not travelled … Continue reading

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The Onrus burn

Yesterday, Saturday, four of us went up to the burn on the Onrus mountain. We saw numerous Cyrtanthus ventricosus and a few Haplocarpha lanata. We were up there just in time to see the last of these fire lilies. Liz … Continue reading

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Hacking – From the Archives

Belle Barker wrote this article for Herbs of May 2002 and has dug it up and asked me to publish it. I certainly recall being part of a very active hacking group when we first retired to Hermanus.  Around ten … Continue reading

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A botanical outing with a difference

We went up the Hemel and Aarde Valley to a protea farm called Gee Whiz, that exports protea flowers.  This was organised by Frank Woodvine.  Here are a few pictures taken in their warehouse where it all happens. We were … Continue reading

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A call for Articles

Most of you will, I’m sure, agree that Herbs is an interesting and informative platform. To those who submit articles, we say a big ‘Thank you!’  Without these there would be no Herbs.  With this in mind, I now ask … Continue reading

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