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No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to participate in the 5 km Parkrun on Saturdays in the Pretoria National...

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05 September 2015
No matter your ability, everyone is welcome to participate in the 5 km Parkrun on Saturdays in the Pretoria National...
05 September 2015
Celebrate spring at the Fair and find out how you can help ensure the survival of our national bird, the Blue Crane. BirdLife...
05 September 2015
The Cape Clivia Club will hold a display of clivia in all varieties, forms and colours. Advice will be freely given to persons...

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31 August 2015
This year’s Trees of the Year are Combretum kraussi and varieties of Heteromorpha arborescens.Read more
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26 August 2015
CREW’s Gigi Laidler writes about the exciting rediscovery of Polycarena silenoides, which had been presumed extinct, on Lion’s Head.Read more
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21 August 2015
The Garden has been applauded for keeping the campaign running and growing for the past four years.Read more
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17 August 2015
The exhibition provides a platform for organisations to showcase their sustainable living initiatives.Read more

Plants of the week

One of the unusual rhodent pollinated proteas.

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A tall tree euphorbia  found in the east of South Africa.

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Animal of the week

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Their eye sockets allow eyes to move independently, which gives them a 360° view of their surroundings.

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Any idea of the meaning of arenifera as in Nemesia arenifera?

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