Monthly Archives: February 2018

New Link Added

I have added a link to the Kogelberg Botanical Society to this blog.  Just click on it under ‘Blogroll’ on the right hand side and you will go through to an interesting site.

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BEE happy in Fernkloof!

Image by Paula Combrink

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From The Editor’s Desk

Readers will be delighted to be able to read new material by members, as there has been a positive response to my appeal for articles on matters of interest to the Botanical Society.  Thank you and keep up the good … Continue reading

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Fernkloof Activities

The Hermanus Botanical Society hosted an enthusiastic SAARP group this morning at Fernkloof.  While enjoying their tea and muffins, they were treated to not one but three mini seminars on Life in the Reserve.  Frank Woodvine reminded them of the unique … Continue reading

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Erica Time

Here are a few of the Ericas we have seen in Fernkloof so far this month. As Belle used to say, February is Erica time! Here are a few examples of what we have seen either picking for the Visitors’ … Continue reading

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Appeal to Members

This site is only as good as the members want it to be.  I can write the odd article, but I am supposed to be an editor, not a one-man-band!  There must be so much out there that would be … Continue reading

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Walking the Perdeberg Trail

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This morning 9 Hurriers took to the Perdeberg Trail for the first time in around 10 years.  Why we haven’t walked it more often remains a mystery, as it is one of the most beautiful places…

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Holothrix schlechteriana at Papiesvlei

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Today we were lucky enough to be invited to Papiesvlei, where we were taken to the site of a recently discovered Holothrix schlechteriana, a new Orchid for most.  It was quite an effort chasing through thick…

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Chasing Disa uniflora in Fernkloof

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Here we are in February and thoughts of Orchids are eating away at us, so this morning Liz organised a walk into the far reaches of Fernkloof Nature Reserve to try to find Disa uniflora, which…

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