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SANBI Events

29 April 2018 - Kirstenbosch Craft Market
Nestled below Castle Rock and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market is arguably...
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SANBI Events

29 April 2018
Nestled below Castle Rock and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market is arguably...
02 May 2018
Art in the park is a premier outdoor art selling exhibition where artists exhibit and sell their works direct to public. It is...
02 May 2018
Beth and Johan will showcases the beauty and diversity of the region’s natural environment, the history of Hermanus as well as...

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20 April 2018
This conference will bring together plant conservation scientists, policy makers and practitioners from across the world to consider the future of plant conservation.Read more
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19 April 2018
SANBI is excited about having secured the service of Leon Kluge Garden Design and head designer Leon Kluge to design and lead the construction team of the Kirstenbosch-South Africa Chelsea Flower Show exhibit for the next five years.Read more
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09 April 2018
For the first time since 2014, the Brunsvigia bosmaniae are going to flower in their masses.Read more
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15 March 2018
The Forum provides an opportunity for individuals, agencies and departments involved in spatial biodiversity planning to share and synthesise valuable lessons from systematic biodiversity planning projects across South Africa.Read more

Plants of the week

A fast-growing, resilient, shade-loving groundcover, recommended for coastal gardens.

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A lovely indigenous vine with attractive blue seeds; an alternative to gardeners over exotics.

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Animal of the week

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The southern African python, is a very solid and heavily built constrictor, and the largest in southern Africa. The snake is found in a wide range of habitats, although usually near sources of water.

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A 10th SANBI National Botanical Garden is currently being developed.

In which province will this new Garden be?

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