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Hermanus Botanical Society Mandela Day 67-minute challenge 18 July 2019 Camphill Farm, Hemel & Aarde Valley

Staunch and intrepid Hermanus Botanical Society members braved wind and the odd rain shower to do their bit for the Mandela day challenge yesterday. We were warmly welcomed by Debi, Rowena and Michelle and taken to the clearing spot close … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Talks

For an update of what is happening in the BotSoc please see the attached  3 June 19 Rhythms of Life Fiona Sym

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Braai in the Fernkloof Gardens

Every February, the HBS Committee hosts a braai for members in the Fernkloof gardens.  Chops, Wors and Sosaties are expertly grilled by Hoogie van Hoogstraten and his fellow braai-masters.  Another team creates a selection of tasty and creative salads plus … Continue reading

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Important Art Exhibition in Hermanus

Margaret de Villiers’ beautiful botanical art is currently on show at the FynArts Gallery in Hermanus.  This is a unique opportunity for the public to see and enjoy this wonderful work by one of our best local artists and winner … Continue reading

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In Honour of Frank Woodvine at the Bosman Vineyards – What a surprise!

Today was a botanical walk with a difference and what a special occasion it was for the Hermanus Botanical Society to attend a function in honour of Frank Woodvine, organised and catered for by the Bosman Family Vineyards. Frank has … Continue reading

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Botanical outing to Hoogie’s farm, in the Diepgat area near Shaw’s pass

An enthusiastic group of 25 botanisers headed up the Hemel en Aarde Valley on Thursday 11 October instead of the usual Wednesday,  to the stunning van Hoogstraten farm at Diepgat. This area burnt in December 2012. Soon after we had … Continue reading

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The Flower Festival

Its amazing how quickly a year passes and the hard working members of the BotSoc are once more called into service to set everything up and decorate the Fernkloof Hall in magnificent splendour.  Even the weather conspired against getting all … Continue reading

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