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Ten Fynbos Facts

Agapanthus makes a decent fire-break. A common enough flower in South African gardens, agapanthus can serve as a fire-break if you plant it close enough to the house. It is also drought resistant and its leaves help relieve swollen feet if you put them inside your...

Fynbos Amaryllis

Brunsvigia orientalis Brunsvigia orientalis referred to locally as the Konings-andelaar or Candelabra is a bulbous perennial 40-50cm in height. The flowerhead forms a huge sphere, up to 600 mm in diameter, with between 20 to 80 flowers. These are large, 6-tepalled,...

2020 Darling Wildflower Show

It is with regret that the committee of the Darling Wild Flower Society must inform the wildflower loving public that due to the Covid19 pandemic no annual wildflower show will take place in Darling in 2020. Please be responsible when visiting local wildflower...

2020 International Environmental Calendar

03/03/2020 World Wildlife Day 18/03/2020 World Recycling Day 21/03/2020 World Water Day 28/03/2020 Earth Hour 13/04/2020 Int. Plant Appreciation Day 22/04/2020 Earth Day 22/05/2020 Int. Day for Bio-Diversity 05/06/2020 World Environment Day 22/06/2020 World...

Differentiating between venomous and non-venomous snakes

There are plenty of misconceptions about the differentiation between non-venomous and venomous snakes – and we’re going to explore this process in detail below! The Basics For starters, it’s worth noting that this process is far more complicated than most people...