Category Archives: HERBS

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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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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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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Searching the ‘waterfalls’ for the Red Disa – and a cell phone on ‘life support’!

A group of intrepid Botsoc members left Hermanus at 6am on Saturday as the full moon was setting in the west – hoping to avoid the heat that was forecast for the day. We were joined by Mike Ford of … Continue reading

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Hermanus Flower Festival 22-25 Sept “Fynbos & Fire”

Entry:  Adults R20; Children under 12 or in school uniform free Pensioners R10 on Thursday 22 Sept   WHAT’S ON ALL DAY EVERYDAY? Fantastic Fynbos & Fire Floral Display Hundreds of individual flowers, each botanically identified Poster exhibit of rare orchid … Continue reading

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