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Grasses – A talk by Jim Sweet

For many years the HBS has presented talks for our members and friends on the third Friday of every month in the Fernkloof Hall. As a botanical society we like to take these opportunities to persuade people that “Plants matter”.  … 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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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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