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Zululand flowers April

Hi there, I have a wedding on the 28th April in Zululand (KZN). I’m wondering what flowers are in bloom during that time of the month? We are having the wedding on the farm so we can start planting flowers and plants that will be able to be used on the day. Kind regards, Nikki

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Do you know what I am?

Hi there knowledgeable garden people! I recently found these darling mushrooms growing wildly in my fathers garden in KZN. Would anyone be able to identify them for me? Are they edible? Many thanks, Sam

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10 points!

for identifying this tree, snapped in northern KZN… 100 for identifying the well camouflaged and badly photographed insect on the tree… 🙂 (more…)

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Useful resource on indigenous / endemic plants

Here is a useful resource I came across the other day, added to the site for “the benefit of gardeners.” It is a searchable database of plants used by the Ethekwini Municipality’s Urban Design Team. See details HERE. While this might have a particularly Durban flavour (and the database is limited), I think the information […]

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Mystery plants of Newcastle, KZN

Hiya! So,having just moved into a new house in a new town, I find myself faced with a garden full of unknown plants. The pictures are of a bush, about 2 metres high, that has begun flowering this last week, and profusely at that. The flowers have no scent, look most like tiny roses and […]

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