A Night in the Garden

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On the 24th of January, the Garden Route Botanical Garden hosted another successful Night in the Garden. The aim of this event is to introduce participants to the intriguing insects, amphibians and reptiles of the Garden Route. The evening started with an enthralling, informative presentation by Garden Route Snake Rescue. The images below depict some… Continue reading A Night in the Garden

New Research on the Leto venus moth in the Garden Route Botanical Garden

The Keurboom Moth (Leto venus) is a Moth endemic to the Southern Cape of South Africa. The large size and unique markings of this moth make it an incredibly attractive specimen to encounter. For most of its life, this moth lives as a larvae in the stems of Keurbooms and Honey Bush. Once the moth emerges,… Continue reading New Research on the Leto venus moth in the Garden Route Botanical Garden

Night Life of the Garden

Join us on a night tour around the Garden Route Botanical Garden, and try spot our local night life! Be on the lookout for the Knysna dwarf chameleon as well as our 10 different species of frogs! You’ll need • a flashlight and • a very good ear to track their calls, and lastly •… Continue reading Night Life of the Garden

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Golf Day “Shotgun Start”

Join us for our Golf day benefit for the Garden Route Botanical Garden at the George Golf Club. Winners get a full lamb each, and all players will receive a prize! Entry Fee: R350.00 per person.  FOR ENTRY: CONTACT JOHAN BOTHA 0825735537 If you would like to donate prizes or make any other donation, contact… Continue reading Golf Day “Shotgun Start”

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Adopt a (garden) bed at the Garden Route Botanical Garden

The significant commercial value of the Garden Route region, its mild climate and astonishing wealth of biodiversity were all instrumental in the creation of the Garden Route Botanical Garden Trust (GRBGT). The notion of the Garden was originally mooted during the 1960’s. The idea persisted until finally during the early 1990’s, a branch of the… Continue reading Adopt a (garden) bed at the Garden Route Botanical Garden

Arbour Week Plant Sale

Saturday the first of September marks the start of our Arbour Week at the Garden Route Botanical Garden Nursery.This celebration will continue until the seventh of September. Expect to find a diverse range of healthy indigenous plant species available at affordable prices, including a notable range of different tree species. Selected plants will be sold… Continue reading Arbour Week Plant Sale

Japanese tree planting

Today marked the Seifu Academy Peace Planting. 170 Fynbos plants were planted, each of which with a personal prayer for World Peace and Harmony on Earth. This years focus was a commemoration to Nelson Mandela. 67 King Proteas where planted to symbolise the 67 years mr mandela devoted to serving our beloved country. The other… Continue reading Japanese tree planting

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