Archive | April, 2014

Plant Identification

I was recently in Stanford in the Western Cape and bought this strange plant (see pics below) from a shopkeeper who had bought it from a man from Zimbabwe. Apparently, they had orchids growing on them and some were carved in the shape of animals. The ‘trunk’ appears to be a root system and the […]

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WANTED: Cornus florida / Verbascum

Hallo everybody! I am desperately looking for Flowering dogwood (Cornus Florida) plants / cuttings as well as Verbascum plants / seeds ( particularly Raspberry ripple or similar). Can anybody help or refer me to someone that can? Kind regards Liezel

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What to Plant in the Cape Town Winter?

Hell to All, I have a flat with a smallish balcony. I am not from Cape Town and am wondering what the best food plants to plant in the autumn and winter are? Any suggestions most welcome. Thanks, Sharon

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Snakebite Course

Please see attached for our course about snakebites to be held on 18 May. Snakebite-Course.pdf

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Gardening gadgets etc?!

Hello, I am writing about hi-tech garden gadgets and/or online garden shopping . I am interested in hearing which gadgets people use in their gardens, what they shop for online and which, if any, mobile apps they find useful for gardening. Any info in the comments would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Patricia

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