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15 February 2016
There are walks at 10h00 and 14h00 from Monday to Friday and an additional walk on Tuesday at 11h00. On Saturday there is one...
17 February 2016
Stroll through Kirstenbosch with an experienced birder, and spot and identify some of the 125 bird species known to occur in the...
17 February 2016
Topic: There are two large walled gardens, a large glass house, woodland and meadow.  In this talk Rosalind will lead you...

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05 February 2016
Seeing this display is like watching a miracle taking place in front of your eyes!Read more
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03 February 2016
It is speculated that the plants were being harvested for commercial sale.Read more
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26 January 2016
The plant was last found 22 years ago by Goldblatt and Manning in the December of 1994.Read more
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25 January 2016
After much-needed rain, the Brunsvigias might be blooming by the 3rd of March 2016.Read more

Plants of the week

P. mundii is great for attracting birdlife such as Sunbirds and Sugarbirds into the garden.

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Chasmanthe floribunda's spikes of vibrant orange flowers make a bold statement in large plantings.

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Animal of the week

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These mussels were first detected on the west coast of South Africa in the late 1970s.

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

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