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
Dont miss out on the next yoga session! Give yourself the gift of well-being and accompany us for a Yoga & Hiking Retreat at The Garden Route Botanical Garden, George, where you will be surrounded by the stunning natural landscapes of the Botanical Garden and the majestic Outeniqua Mountains. Enjoy a 1.5 hour Yoga… Continue reading Yoga/Hike in the Garden
GEORGE/GARDEN ROUTE SCHNAUZERS! Join us for the second George Schnauzer Friends Fun Walk/Picnic on Saturday the 27th of January 2018 at the Botanical Gardens, 49 Caledon street, George. (Meet at 16:45 – we will be walking at 17:00 sharp). Entrance fee at the Botanical Garden for non-members is R10 per person (not per dog) and… Continue reading Schnauzer friends fun walk
The Num num is one of our well-known and wonderful indigenous species. I believe this to be a versatile plant for most gardens. It has scented star-shape flowers which are both beautiful and attract insects, it has delicious edible fruit that attract birds to the garden, it does wonderfully as a hedge plant, and makes… Continue reading Num Num (Carissa bispinosa)
The evergreen species come from the winter rainfall areas of the Western Cape and all-year rainfall Eastern Cape and shed a few of their old outer leaves every year and replace them with new leaves from the apex of the growing shoot. Agapanthus praecox is easy to grow and it does well even in the… Continue reading Agapanthus praecox (Blue Lilly)
NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK AT THE GARDEN ROUTE BOTANICAL GARDEN – 7 to 11 Aug 2017 More than just sightseeing happening around the garden! This week especially students are traveling to and through the garden with the purpose of partaking in various educational filled activities… ultimately advancing science tourism.
Launch of NSW 2017 in PE What an honor it is to be partaking in something as incredible as National Science Week organised by the Department of Science and Technology! It has been nothing less than an absolute pleasure representing the Garden Route Botanical Garden at the launch of National Science Week here at Nelson… Continue reading Launch of National Science Week in PE 5 Aug 17
Meyer Von Wielligh supports Garden Route Botanical Garden and cares for the environment by offsetting its Carbon emissions Passionate about nature, the furniture manufacturing company, Meyer Von Wielligh, continues to pursue environmental sustainability in all aspects of their work and personal lives. The company has now taken a massive step in furthering their pursuit of… Continue reading Meyer Von Wielligh supports Garden Route Botanical Garden