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A focus on the many ways in which Fynbos contributes to our lives and our sense of well-being

HERMANUS FLOWER FESTIVAL

 Saturday 21 to Tuesday 24 September 2019; Sat to Mon: 9am – 4pm; Tues: 9am – 2pm

 

WHERE Fernkloof Nature Reserve Gardens, Fir Ave, Hermanus 34°23’55S   19°15’57E

COST:   Adults R25;  Children under 12 enter free;  Senior Citizens Entry on Monday for R10

TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased at the Fernkloof gate or purchased online on QUICKET

 Exhibits in the Hall

  • Stunning and inspiring arrangements of fynbos in bloom
  • Display of named and labelled fynbos specimens in bloom in Spring
  • Very special exhibit by designer Leon Kluge on the SA entry to the Chelsea Flower Show
  • Photographic display of medicinal plants

Workshops in the Amphitheatre of the gardens.....

  • Make yourself a Tussie Mussie
  • Make your own ‘Kokedama’ hanging garden
  • Thatching with Restios: how the experts do it
  • Relax with Fiki’s massage

Talks and demos in the Market Hub on a variety of topics including….

  • Eco tourism in the Cape Floral Kingdom
  • Natural medicinal remedies from Dr Arien van der Merwe
  • Painting with aloe sap by Tristan Woudberg
  • Harvesting fynbos sustainably
  • Christine Stevens shows how to work with herbs
  • Vertical gardens and house plants for sale

Some of the enticing things to purchase in the Market Hub……

  • Environmentally themed books, products and fresh cut flowers from the ‘Botanical Society Market’
  • Willie Schlechter’s beautiful botanically illustrated fabrics
  • Simply Bee’s range of products
  • Dandelite’s gorgeous cosmetic range
  • Purple Puppy’s laser artwork
  • Tantalising tasting of Fynbos gin products, natural cordials and fynbos teas

Other attractions……

  • Delicious teas and light lunches, enjoyed with a glass of wine, craft beer or fynbos gin
  • Children’s craft corner to keep little hands busy and creative
  • Get close and interactive with Eagle Encounters’ raptors and owls
  • Understand local snakes with Hermanus’ own Corné Krige
  • Buy indigenous plants on sale at greatly discounted prices
  • Take a chance on winning an amazing prize in the Raffle
  • Walk & Talk, exploring edible fynbos in the gardens with Lily from Grootbos Foundation

Contact: Mary Ann: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.