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24 October 2014 - The Gardener LIVE EXPO

The Gardener Live Expo is in the Free State National Botanical Garden again. This year will be bigger and better as exhibitors...

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SANBI Events

24 October 2014
The Gardener Live Expo is in the Free State National Botanical Garden again. This year will be bigger and better as exhibitors...
25 October 2014
The Volksblad Kos & Kunsmark is held on the last Saturday every month. Visitors can browse through stalls offering fresh...
26 October 2014
The market consists of approximately 180 crafters selling hand-crafted goods. Proudly South African, this is a genuine craft...

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22 October 2014
Learners interact with more than 11 professionals in the biodiversity sector.Read more
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21 October 2014
Weed-buster Month increases public understanding of the problems alien plants can cause.Read more
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17 October 2014
A SANBI resident botanical artist, Gillian Condy, organised the international competition.Read more
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14 October 2014
A CREW volunteer, Nicky van Berkel, stumbled on the new species.Read more

Plants of the week

A groundcover pincushion with bright flowers that change colour.

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A small tree with red leaves in winter

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The Spotted Eagle-Owl is the most common large owl in southern Africa.

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