Monthly Archives: September 2015

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Danielshoogte Botanical Visit 24-26 August 2015

Danielshoogte is a 2.2 thousand hectare piece of wonderful mountain above Aurora, mid-way between Piketberg and Velddrif.  There are 3 cottages at an altitude of 700m accommodating 14 people and a huge cave with ablutions to accommodate campers. There are … Continue reading

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Flowers from ‘the burn’ above Vermont.

A trip in beautiful spring weather to visit the high mountain area above Vermont which was recently burned by fire yielded some beautiful early flowers. One was the delicate, tiny white or pink-flowered orchid Disa obliqua. Little yellow bulbines, pale … Continue reading

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