Wednesday talk at Kirstenbosch NBG

16 August 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Event category: 
Talk/Lecture
Artists/Speakers: 
Various artists
Contact details: 
Cathy Abbott: 021 465 6440 / Email: cathya@wol.co.za
Entrance charge: 
The Wednesday talks are free, but Garden entry fees apply.
How to book: 
Booking is not necessary

2017 Programme of Wednesday Talks at Kirstenbosch

Date Speaker Topic

18

Jan

EDWIN RYE         

BBC award winning gardener                       

An eclectic mix of much loveliness

01 Feb

Dr RACHEL SAUNDERS

Silverleaf Seeds and Books

 

   Christmas in the Drakensberg

– a search for some elusive Gladioli

 

                                                                                                      

15

Feb    

ROSALIND SPEARS    

The English Swallow               

The Valley Garden of Coleton Fishacre South

Devon and its Gilbert and Sullivan    connections

01

Mar

RICHARD PIERCE

Author, broadcaster and

wildlife campaigner

 

 

Will Wildlife Survive – In The Wild?.

 

 

15

Mar

GLENICE EBEDES

Author, Garden designer

Water-wise gardening with indigenous shores

29

Mar

EMERITUS PROF CHARLES GRIFFITHS

Department of Biological Sciences

University of Cape Town

Exploring  marine life on Cape Town's  shores

 

12

Apr

ULRIKE IRLICH

Project Manager at ICLI

 

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sistainability: Mobilizing local government to protect our environment and ensure sustainable development                                                                                                                                                            

26

Apr

 Auke Slotegraaf

Director of the Deep-Sky Section of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa

Big 5 of the African Sky.

10

May

ANTHONY HITCHCOCK

Nursery, Living Collections and

Threatened Species Manager

Kirstenbosch, NBG

Battle of Tokai (the quest to save our endangered fynbos)

24

May

 OTTO SCHMIDT   

Bird Lover / Photographer

Namibia – prime birding in magnificent and varied landscapes.

07

Jun

DAVID DAVIDSON 

Designer

Chelsea 2017

21

Jun

NOMAMA MEI 

Horticulturist, Kirstenbosch  

Operations of the Collections Nursery

05

Jul

NECHAMA BRODIE

Author

 

Seaweed, Fynbos And Aliens: history of Cape town through its plants

 

19

Jul

 BRIDGIT FUNDIKWA

Green Cape, Provincial Administration

WATER – the green economy

02

Aug

SUE BUCHNAN

Author

Mary Elizabeth Barber, 1818 - 1899 : naturalist, artist and writer

16

Aug

ANTHONY WAIN

Landscape Architect In

Anywhereistan

Travels, Diet And Design in Pakistan, Kyrgzstan and Afghanistan

06

Sep

TONY BUDDEN

Partner, Hemporium , SA 

 

Hemp, it’s history and future as the premier eco-resource

20

Sep

HUGH CLARKE
Author

Wild flowers of Table Mountain and Silvermine                       

 

04

Oct

GRANT TAYLOR

Hydroponics specialist

Hydroponics

18

Oct

JOEY HULBERT

PhD sTUDENT , Plant Pathology Dept, Plant and Soil Science, Univ of Pretoria

Citizens science and fynbos plant disease

01

Nov

CLARE BURGESS

Landscape Architect

Travels with a landscape architect - Art in the Landscape

15

Nov

DUNCAN BUTCHART

Naturalist.author Illustrator

 

Wildlife of the Okavango Delta-a visual journey to this virtually pristine wilderness in northern Botswana

 

29

Dec

JOHAN MARAIS                 Reptiles specialist/ Author

Snake & Snakebites in South Africa

 

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