Monthly Archives: September 2017

Fairies at the Flower Festival

‘Recycled fairies’ were seen flitting about at the Flower Festival! Created by MJ Hooper out of an array of colourful recycled materials – they stood 1m tall, in a dazzling array of fashion! Their names were Dilly Dolly Do, Miss Esmeralda, Magical … Continue reading

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Flower Festival Helpers

There are many people who work hard to get the Annual Flower Festival up and running and these guys really put in a big effort.  Well done!

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More on the Flower Festival

The show begins tomorrow, and the workers are still hard at it making the final adjustments that will ensure that our visitors get a world-class event!  It really is wonderful the way the volunteers put in so much hard work, … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Flower Festival

A dedicated group of amateur botanists and like-minded people have been working hard this week in preparing for the Fernkloof Flower Festival.  This year the theme is the Sixtieth Anniversary of the founding of Fernkloof Nature Reserve and this quite … Continue reading

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The Fernkloof Book is Launched!

This evening a large group of keen botanists attended the launch of the Fernkloof book, written in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the Reserve.  Di Marais, who initiated and led the project through to its conclusion, had kept the … Continue reading

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Spring is bursting forth in Fernkloof!

Take a walk from the Visitors’ Centre on the path to the waterfall, (from late morning onwards on a sunny day), to see the spring flowers in bloom two years after the fire. Thanks to the Overberg Municipality the new … Continue reading

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Hermanus Flower Festival

Programme of events Every day Floral display in the Hall and exhibit of named specimens in flower Landscaped mini-gardens in the amphitheatre Fernkloof Nursery selling a large variety of indigenous plants Marquee with enviro exhibits and things to buy Tea … Continue reading

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