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SANBI Events

28 September 2016
The talk will look at the various reasons that we have an universal appreciation for gardens.
01 October 2016
Every first Saturday of the month at 08h15 we meet on the mat. Yes, its yoga time at the Lowveld National Botanical Garden. Be...
01 October 2016
Please note that all walks start at the Visitors Centre (Gate 1).           ...

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23 September 2016
SANBI in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) introduce primary school leaners to biodiversity and careers within the biodiversity sectorRead more
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16 September 2016
Q3 CAPE e-news articleRead more
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13 September 2016
News article on BGIS updatesRead more

Plants of the week

This attractive, hardy, geophytic pelargonium is ideally suited for sandy fynbos gardens, rockeries or pots.

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Pelargonium articulatum is seldom noticed except when it is in flower, then it is one of the showiest of pelargoniums.

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Animal of the week

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The Temminck’s pangolin is a secretive, primarily nocturnal, mammal that is covered in overlapping plate-like scales, which provides protection from predators.

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

In which province will this new Garden be located?

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