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There’s always lots of enthusiasm on a BotSoc walk: eager observers all of the wonders that bless us in the Overberg, experts in the Latin genus, species and family and those of us who dabble around the edges using a … Continue reading

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De Bos Wetland Trail

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De Bos has, through Frank Woodvine, developed a wetland trail through their farm in the Hemel en Aarde Valley.  Frank led us through this area this morning and we were all enthralled to see what he…

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Mossel River Arboretum 23rd May 2018

This arboretum is along the Mossel River before it goes under the bridge at Lizette’s circle. It was planted by Ion Williams and Eric Jones in the sixties. Ian, the founder of Vogelgat and also instrumental in construction of paths … Continue reading

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Pollination strategies of Plants and Birds

This month’s talk in the Fernkloof Hall was given by Prof Johann du Preez who discussed the pollination strategies of both plants and their animal pollinators. As birds are major plant pollinators, we invited members of the local bird clubs … Continue reading

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De Bos Wetland trail. Wednesday 25 April 2016

A large group of Wednesday botanical enthusiasts set off on Wednesday on the new trail that Frank Woodvine has laid out on De Bos farm, next to De Bos dam on the Karwyderskraal road, in the Hemel & Aarde Valley. … Continue reading

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A Very Small Insect

Wees verseker dat in die Fynbos daar altyd iets sal wees om ons botaniese entoesiaste opnuut te beindruk! Onlangs was ons soos gewoonlik besig om voorbeelde van Fynbos wat op die oomblik blom, te versamel om in die Besoekersentrum te … Continue reading

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More Images from Gilly

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