Something for the weekend?

ALOE FESTIVAL on the 27 & 28 June, at the Lower Mpushini Valley Conservancy. Beautiful Aloe walks, specialist talks, indigenous plant sales. Venues open 9am–4 pm.

Speakers (Venue 3): Sally Johnson will present Gardening for Birds at 11am on 27 June and Barry Lovegrove will present Adding Texture to your Planting at 11am on 28 June. Cost of R20pp with u14yrs free. Tea & Cake R10.

  • Venue 1 Nyala Place: Tea Garden; Guided trails at 2.30pm each day or self guided trails at any time. Val-lea Vista Indigenous Plant sales.
  • Venue 2 Impala Bend: Lunches & Craft Market.
  • Venue 3, Rocky Wonder Aloe Nursery & Garden with over 120 South African Aloes on view; Book Sale.
  • Venue 4 Spencer’s Place: Self Guided Trail for Bird Watchers. Open from 6am.

For more information, contact Darlene Bond on 082 933 5036 or Merrywyn Pieterse on 072 147 8247.

Directions: Take Exit 69 from the N3 freeway on your way to Pietermaritzburg, turn right and travel straight till you reach the end of the tar road. At the fork take the right road and Venue 1 is about 3km on this road.

4 Responses to Something for the weekend?

  1. Leanne June 16, 2011 at 7:31 pm #

    Hi, I received an e-mail about the Aloe festival, but the dates are the 2nd and 3rd July. Is it on the 27TH AND 28TH June? A lot of people are confused.
    Thank you,
    Leanne Upfold

  2. Sprig June 17, 2011 at 8:48 am #

    Hi Leanne. Please check the date of this post. It is June 2009 – these dates (27th and 28th) where for 2009. Hope that clears it up.

  3. Leanne June 21, 2011 at 7:54 am #

    Thank you. There are also no directions or exact address on the e-mail. Would you be able to send me either or? I am from Eshowe and not familiar with this area.
    Thank you!

  4. mol-d June 21, 2011 at 8:07 am #

    hi leanne,

    here are some more details for the event, with directions and contact details for the organisers:

    http://www.facebook.com/notes/krantzkloof-nature-reserve/lower-mpushini-valley-conservancy-aloe-festival/139171326158376

    have fun!

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