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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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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
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21 July 2014
SANBI staff members countrywide heeded the call to honour Nelson Mandela's life's work by giving their time, energy and compassion to those who need it most.Read more

Plants of the week

 A succulent with yellow daisy flowers from the Oribi Gorge in KZN.

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This attractive small bushveld tree is suited to small gardens or street planting.

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Animal of the week

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The African penguin is classified as Endangered by the IUCN Red List.

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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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