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The KZN National Botanical Garden will be hosting its 3rd Annual Clean - Up Campaign. The main aim of this campaign is to...

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SANBI Events

22 August 2014
The KZN National Botanical Garden will be hosting its 3rd Annual Clean - Up Campaign. The main aim of this campaign is to...
22 August 2014
As usual, we will have about 40 local artists exhibiting some stunning paintings featuring both landscapes and still life...
24 August 2014
Mango Groove is one of the few successful music groups that epitomises the great diverse cultures of South Africa. Formed in the...

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20 August 2014
The forum addresses key issues relating to invasive alien species, and brings together different role-players in this field.Read more
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06 August 2014
Members of the public who might have information regarding the theft of the plants on 04 August are encouraged to get in touch with the Garden on 021 799 8899 or the police.Read more
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05 August 2014
The spring flowers have started and this garden is hoping for a bumper season. Guided tours in a new safari vehicle are on offer.Read more
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01 August 2014
The purpose of the Awards is to recognise individuals’ contribution amongst their peers in the biodiversity conservation community.Read more

Plants of the week

 A spiny succulent with pretty purple flowers suited to hot dry areas.

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Flowering in the dry season this bush provides food for many insects.

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Animal of the week

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This bird has a distinctive grey, black and white plumage with a pinkish wash on the chest and belly.

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Quick Quiz!

Another one for the history buffs

 Remnants of Van Riebeeck's hedge are a feature of Kirstenbosch NBG, but what tree was used?

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