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EL­GIN OPEN GAR­DENS: Visit 21 gar­dens in El­gin Val­ley, Botriv­ier and Vye­boom to raise funds for char­ity. To­day and tomorrow, and next weekend (Novem­ber 9 and 10), 10am-5pm. Down­load a map from www.el­ginopen­gar­ Con­tact Bar­bara on 078 021 2101 or Jessie on 083 458 3790. OPEN GAR­DEN: The Stel­len­berg Gar­dens are open for char­ity to­day, from 9.30am to 5.30pm. Costs R30. Stel­len­berg, Ke­nil­worth. Con­tact Doreen on 021 761 2948. OR­CHIDS: Visit the Cym­bid­ium Orchid Green­house for an orchid ex­hi­bi­tion to­day, 9am-12pm at Duckitt Orchid Nurs­ery, 3km south of Dar­ling. Con­tact 022 492 2606 or www.duckit­tnurs­ CEN­TE­NARY WALK: Join a walk led by Gerry Ad­lard to­day, 10am-12pm. Meet at the Visi­tors Cen­tre Gate 1, Kirsten­bosch, New­lands. Walk free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Con­tact 021 799 8783 or 021 799 8783. PLANT HACK: Join a plant hack at Betty’s Bay tomorrow, 9am-12pm. Con­tact Ed Sil­ber­bauer on 028 272 9096 or mer­ GAR­DEN­ING IN THE WIND: A workshop by Morne Faul­ham­mer on Novem­ber 5, 7pm-9pm, at Bergvliet High School, Fir­grove Way, Bergvliet. R80. Con­tact Kather­ine on 021 719 7999 or BIRD WALKS: The Cape Bird Club and the Tyger­berg Bird Club host twohour bird walks at Kirsten­bosch led by Otto Sch­midt on Novem­ber 5 (8am10am); John Mag­ner on Novem­ber 12 (9am-11am) and Gra­ham Pringle on Novem­ber 19 (8am-10am). Meet at Gate 1, Info Desk. Walk free but gar­den fees ap­ply. Call Anna on 083 311 1140 or GAR­DEN DE­SIGN: A talk on de­sign­ing your own gar­den. Novem­ber 6, 10am at Morne’s Su­per Plants, Tokai. Con­tact 021 715 4666 for de­tails. GAR­DEN TALKS: Room­togrow presents gar­den talks to cel­e­brate the Kirsten­bosch Cen­te­nary, 10.30am11.30am, Sanlam Hall (Gate 2), Kirsten­bosch. Talks free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. No book­ing. Con­tact Cathy on 021 465 6440 or 072 201 2535. • Novem­ber 6: Col­lec­tors and their adventures, by Dot Malan. • Novem­ber 20: Aquar­i­ums for ed­u­ca­tion, by Xavier Zylstra. WET­LAND BIRDS: Three-hour workshop on iden­ti­fy­ing wet­land birds on Novem­ber 9, 9am-12pm. R50. Ron­de­vlei Na­ture Re­serve. Con­tact Kather­ine on 021 719 7999 or ELSIES PEAK WALK: A stren­u­ous walk to Elsies Peak, Fish Hoek, Novem­ber 9, 8am. Con­tact Ann on 021 785 7276 or Melissa on 021 789 0723. DAY LILIES: Visit a day lily fes­ti­val on Novem­ber 9 and 10, 9am-5pm. Free. The Pink Gera­nium Nurs­ery, cor­ner R304 & N1, Mul­der­svlei. Con­tact Elma on 021 884 4313 or www.thep­inkgera­ PROP­A­GA­TION: A workshop on veg­a­tive prop­a­ga­tion by Morne Faul­ham­mer on Novem­ber 11 and 18, 7pm-9pm. Bergvliet High School, Fir­grove Way, Bergvliet. R80. Con­tact Kather­ine Miles 021 719 7999 or ROSE TOUR: Tour of the El­gin Open Gar­dens with the Western Cape Rose So­ci­ety on Novem­ber 12. Con­tact Joy Webb on 083 583 3379. IN­DIGE­NOUS GAR­DEN­ING: A workshop on cre­at­ing a fyn­bos gar­den by Dal­ton Gibbs on Novem­ber 13, 7pm-9pm. Bergvliet High School, Fir­grove Way, Bergvliet. R80. Con­tact Kather­ine on 021 719 7999 or NIGHT WALK: Full-moon walk on Novem­ber 16, 8pm-10pm. Helder­berg Na­ture Re­serve, Som­er­set West. Costs R35. Book on 021 851 4060; www.helder­bergna­tur­ere­ OPEN GAR­DEN: Visit an or­ganic food gar­den on Novem­ber 16, 9am-4pm. Sta­bles Lane, off Brounger Way, Con­stan­tia. Free. Con­tact 021 794 4982 or ww.soil­for­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

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