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No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to participate in the 5 km Parkrun on Saturdays in the Pretoria National...

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29 August 2015
No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to participate in the 5 km Parkrun on Saturdays in the Pretoria National...
30 August 2015
Free State National Botanical Garden Art and Food Market is held every last Saturday of the month. Visitors can browse...
30 August 2015
The Parlotones are a rock band from Johannesburg, South Africa. They have achieved multiplatinum-selling status in their home...

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26 August 2015
CREW’s Gigi Laidler writes about the exciting rediscovery of Polycarena silenoides, which had been presumed extinct, on Lion’s Head.Read more
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21 August 2015
The Garden has been applauded for keeping the campaign running and growing for the past four years.Read more
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17 August 2015
The exhibition provides a platform for organisations to showcase their sustainable living initiatives.Read more
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13 August 2015
parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5 km run or walk for all ages.Read more

Plants of the week

A cliff hanging succulent from Pondoland found by Ernst van Jaarsveld.

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A deciduous tree suited to warm townhouse gardens.

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Animal of the week

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Their eye sockets allow eyes to move independently, which gives them a 360° view of their surroundings.

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Any idea of the meaning of arenifera as in Nemesia arenifera?

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