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SANBI Events

25 September 2017
The Botanical Society's volunteer Garden guides, who are brimming with amazing knowledge and insights into the Garden, lead...
30 September 2017
Almost daily we are in touch with flowers. Flowers not only play a vital role in the lives of humans (think of seeds and fruit),...
01 October 2017
Nestled below Castle Rock and the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, the Kirstenbosch Craft and Food Market is arguably...

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22 September 2017
KwaZulu-Natal NBG attended the Witness Garden Show. Their exhibits were voted amongst the best and given gold and silver medallions at the event.Read more
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12 September 2017
The aim of this conference will be to provide a platform for high-level engagement between decision-makers, including Heads of Departments and CEOs of Conservation Agencies.Read more
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08 September 2017
Lowveld National Botanical Garden celebrated Arbor Day at Gutshwa Primary School in Mpumalanga, as part of the national Arbor Week celebrations.Read more
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05 September 2017
Kwelera National Botanical Garden is situated on the coast and is the first proclaimed national botanical garden in the Eastern Cape.Read more

Plants of the week

This low -growing tree boasts fragrant, creamy white to yellow flowers in early summer and can also be successfully grown in a container, as it has a non-aggressive root system.

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A shrublet with white flowers in late summer, autumn and winter; it performs best in dry conditions and is recommended for sunny, water-wise gardens.

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Animal of the week

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The blue-spotted ribbontail ray is common in the tropical Indo-Pacific region. It is a brightly coloured, beautiful but dangerous cartilaginous fish.

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

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