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1 AU­GUST – 2 SEPTEM­BER Gar­den World Spring Fes­ti­val

‘A sense of place’ is the theme of this year’s fes­ti­val at Gar­den World on Bey­ers Naude Drive, Mul­der­s­drift. With 17 show gar­dens, there’s plenty of in­spi­ra­tion to get you into the mood for gar­den­ing. For more de­tails, call 011 957 2545, 011 956 3003 or 083 997 6142. Visit gar­den­world.co.za

1 – 2 SEPTEM­BER East Rand Orchid So­ci­ety Show and Sale

On the look­out for or­chids? Visit the Greenstone Shop­ping Cen­tre in Eden­vale from 09h00 – 17h00 and Sun­day to 16h00, en­trance is free. Call An­dre on 011 453 6888 (o/h only) or e-mail [email protected]­tran­dorchids.co.za

14 – 16 SEPTEM­BER The Dar­ling Wild­flower Show

Hosted by The Dar­ling Wild­flower So­ci­ety at the Dar­ling Golf Club in Jacaranda Street, the show is open from 09h00 – 17h00 and Sun­day un­til 15h00. Tick­ets, avail­able at quicket.co.za, cost R60; pen­sion­ers R40 on Fri­day 14 only; 2–18 years, R40, chil­dren un­der two are free. dar­ling­wild­flow­ers.co.za

14 – 16 SEPTEM­BER The Get­away Show, Gaut­eng

You’ll find plenty of travel and life­style in­spi­ra­tion at this show held at the Tick­et­pro Dome in Jo’burg. Tick­ets are avail­able on­line at tick­et­pro.co.za, or at the door, R80 pp, R40, for schol­ars and pen­sion­ers, and R150, for a family of six. Chil­dren un­der 12 are free at the door. For de­tails, visit get­awayshow.co.za

22 – 24 SEPTEM­BER Vet­plant­fees (Suc­cu­lent Fes­ti­val)

Hosted by the Cal­itz­dorp Suc­cu­lent So­ci­ety, the fes­ti­val show­cases many of South Africa’s rare in­dige­nous va­ri­eties in their nat­u­ral habi­tat. Find spec­i­mens not avail­able in nurs­eries and get ad­vice on prop­a­gat­ing and grow­ing them. The fes­ti­val takes place in the town cen­tre of Cal­itz­dorp in the Klein Ka­roo. En­trance is free. For more de­tails, visit vet­plant.co.za

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