The Cape Horticultural Society encourages experienced and amateur gardeners to meet like-minded people who want to share knowledge, and to promote biodiversity, where plants flourish and the balance of nature exists.

Monthly Meeting

WEIRD AND WONDERFUL ENCOUNTERS WITH PLANTS

On Monday, 2 MARCH, Marianne Alexander will take us on a 40-minute whirl wind trip around the world, showcasing some of the most weird and wonderful plants she has met. From thrombolites – built up over centuries by colonies of microscopic bacterial cells, the grass tree Xanthorrhoea australis, trigger plants and Wollemi pines in Australia; cactus and yaretta Azorella compacta in South America; baobabs and pitcher plants from Madagascar; to cannon ball trees in Asia.

We meet …

AT: The Athenaeum, off Campground Road, next to the WPCC (PPC Park) in Newlands at 20:00. Secure parking is available.

ENTRY: R30,00 for non-members (R10 for members), and this includes a chance to win the raffle prize of the evening, and enjoy a cup of tea and biscuits.

Plants and seeds (from members) are on sale.

There is no need to book and visitors are always welcome.

NEXT MEETING:

Watch this space for details of our 6 April 2020 meeting.