Coming events

Join BOTSOC KZN Coastal branch on our exciting outings and events programme. This year we have a more ecological slant - plants with birds, bats, butterflies… something for everyone- young and old, beginner or expert !

Attendance at any of our functions / outings is at your own risk and neither the Botanical Society nor this Branch can be held responsible for any injury or loss that may occur. You are required to sign an indemnity form for all outings.
Booking is essential, as arrangements may change at the last minute.
Non-members are most welcome and are asked to pay R20/pp. donation. Unless otherwise stated, please book /enquire /arrange lifts through the BotSoc branch office: email: Tel: 031 201 5111 (Mon and Thurs after 10:00) Cell: 071 8693 693

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Garden tours of a tranquil ‘Toti garden

Sunday, 27 October, 09h30 and 11h30

This property is 1300 square metres and was originally totally exotic. Over the eighteen years she has lived there Lydia started slowly clearing and replacing with indigenous species that thrive yet never get watered. Trees, rocks, pot-plants and a tranquil atmosphere are just some of the attractions. Lydia will lead leisurely tours around her garden starting promptly at 09:30 and 11:30. Relax and enjoy tea and cake afterwards! Numbers limited. Bookings and pre-payment are essential. BotSoc Members R60pp, non-members R70pp, children under 12 R35. Price includes tea and cake. To book, please send your name and cell number to email: / Tel : 031 201 5111 / Cell: 071 869 3693. Numbers are limited to 20 people per tour. Proceeds to branch projects.

Nursery visit: Claremont Farm

Sunday, 3rd November, 10:00

Join us for a visit to this established indigenous nursery selling everything from bulbs and ground covers to good-sized trees. A brief guided tour will be followed by tea/coffee at at ‘The Place’ coffee shop for your own account. After that you will be at leisure to buy plants! To book, for catering purposes and in case of last -minute changes, please send your name and cell number to email: / Tel: 031 201 5111 / SMS: 0718693693