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CEN­TE­NAR­IAN WALK: Join a walk on the trail of 100-year-old plants in Kirsten­bosch. Next Satur­day, 10am. Walks free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Book at 021 799 8783. BIRDS: At­tend a bird iden­ti­fi­ca­tion course. Next Satur­day and Sun­day. Cost: R450. En­vi­ron­men­tal Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­tre, In­taka Is­land, Cen­tury City. Contact Elaine at 082 455 8402 SHADE: Learn what to plant in shady ar­eas. November 20, 10am. Morné’s Su­per Plants, Main Road, Tokai. Contact 021 715 4666. AQUAR­IUM: Room­togrow presents a talk on aquar­i­ums for ed­u­ca­tion, by Xavier Zyl­stra. November 20, 10.30 – 11.30am. San­lam Hall (Gate 2), Kirsten­bosch. Talks free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Contact Cathy at 021 465 6440 or 072 201 2535. DAY LILIES: Visit a day lily fes­ti­val. To­day and to­mor­row, 9am – 5pm. Free. The Pink Gera­nium Nurs­ery, cnr R304 & N1, Mul­der­svlei. Contact Elma at 021 884 4313 EL­GIN OPEN GAR­DENS: Visit 21 gar­dens in El­gin Val­ley, Bot River and Vye­boom to raise funds for charity. To­day and to­mor­row, 10am – 5pm. Down­load a map from www.el­ginopen­gar­ Contact Bar­bara at 078 021 2101 or Jessie at 083 458 3790. HELDER­BERG OPEN GAR­DENS: Visit 12 open gar­dens. To­day and to­mor­row, 10am – 4pm. Tick­ets and ac­cess map from Helder­berg Hos­pice, 21 Old Stel­len­bosch Rd. Cost R50. Contact Pa­tri­cia at 082 731 5736. PROP­A­GA­TION: A work­shop on veg­e­ta­tive prop­a­ga­tion by Morné Faul­ham­mer. Mon­day and November 18, 7 – 9pm. Bergvliet High School, Fir­grove Way, Bergvliet. R80. Contact Kather­ine Miles at 021 719 7999. ROSE TOUR: Join a tour of the El­gin Open Gar­dens with the West­ern Cape Rose Society. Tues­day. Contact Joy Webb at 083 583 3379. BIRD WALKS: The Cape Bird Club and the Tyger­berg Bird Club will host a two-hour bird walk at Kirsten­bosch. Led by John Mag­ner, Tues­day, 9 – 11am. Led by Graham Pringle, November 19, 8 – 10am. Meet at Gate 1, Info Desk. Walk free, but gar­den fees ap­ply. Contact Anna at 083 311 1140. INDIGE­NOUS GAR­DEN­ING: A work­shop on creat­ing a fyn­bos gar­den, by Dal­ton Gibbs. Wed­nes­day, 7 – 9pm. Bergvliet High School, Fir­grove Way, Bergvliet. R80. Contact Kather­ine at 021 719 7999 or OPEN GAR­DEN: Visit an or­ganic food gar­den. Next Satur­day, 9am – 4pm. Sta­bles Lane, off Brounger Way, Con­stan­tia. Free. Contact 021 794 4982 NIGHT WALK: Join a full moon night walk. Next Satur­day, 8pm – 10pm. Helder­berg Na­ture Re­serve, Som­er­set West. Cost: R35. Book at 021 851 4060. NA­TURE WALK: See flow­er­ing acrolophias along the Steen­berg Ridge and Old Fish­er­man’s Path. November 20, 8am. Contact Liz at 021 531 8605 or Han­neke at 021 712 1665. VINE­YARDS: A talk by Wolf­gange Lange on the old­est vine­yards in Cape Town to the Cape Nat­u­ral His­tory Club. November 22, 8pm. R20. The Athenaeum, New­lands. Contact Eleanor at 021 762 1779. BIRD­ING BIG DAY: BirdLife South Africa’s Bird­ing Big Day. November 23. Down­load en­try form at

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