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Oct 2018

Roedean School – A BLOOMING AFFAIR – Garden and Craft Market Day

6th Oct 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roedean School, Princess of Wales Terrace
Parktown, Gauteng South Africa
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R50

Roedean School has a truly magnificent garden of botanical interest, which intertwines with the school’s 115-year history. The Herbert Baker buildings are complemented by beds filled with a great variety of plants, large and small, indigenous and exotic, with roses abounding. Visit The Anne Lorentz Peace Garden, which is an indigenous water garden at the start of the Roedean Kopje walk. A BLOOMING AFFAIR is an annual event of one day only that can be enjoyed by all the family.…

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Christopher and Susan Greig: Beechwood Garden

11th Oct 2018 - 14th Oct 2018
R50

This is surely one of the most classical landscaped gardens in Johannesburg. Laid out in 1945 by a legendary landscape architect, Joane Pim and redesigned by the current owners, Christopher and Susan Greig, this 3.5 acre garden surrounds a magnificent old-world house, designed by Steffen Ahrends and features a colossal Water Oak which is believed to be one of the largest trees in Johannesburg. The garden features a forest setting with pathways leading to an English styled garden where several…

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Nov 2018

Maatje and Hendrik Barnard

3rd Nov 2018 - 4th Nov 2018
Maatje and Hendrik Barnard, 166 Oak Ave
Ferndale, Gauteng South Africa
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R30

The owners started developing this garden in 2007 by planting over a 100 indigenous trees on the property. These trees have grown to big specimens as has a lane of Aloe berberae (Tree aloe). There are several flower beds with a backdrop of colourful shrubs. The garden shows an excellent mix of colour, with foliage both exotic and indigenous. A good description of this garden is a peaceful oasis.

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Dalene Loubser

3rd Nov 2018 - 4th Nov 2018
Dalene Loubser, 206 Willson Street
Fairland, Gautentg South Africa
R30

Due to popular demand, one of our most admired gardens will be open again, and it is a joy to visit.

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Feb 2019

Aloe Ridge

Feb 23 - Feb 24
Aloe Ridge, 303C Olievenhout Avenue
Northriding., Gauteng South Africa
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R50

Aloe Ridge  a 6700 square meter beautiful indigenous garden is set in the Northriding Agricultural Holdings Valley just below the Northgate Dome. There are over 300 planted South African indigenous tree species growing amongst the original Ancient African Olives, Mountain Karee, Bushman’s Poison, Common Hook Thorn, Red leaf Rock Fig and Rock Elder clusters located in the area. There are roughly 600 aloes dispersed throughout the garden in sandstone rockeries along with shrubs, bulbs and indigenous grasses. Under the shade of the trees are dense patches…

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Mar 2019

CHOC House

Mar 9 - Mar 10
CHOC House, 16 Eastwold Way, Saxenwold
Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa
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R50

As CHOC is celebrating its 40 th birthday this year we are delighted that we have the opportunity to open the garden for you to enjoy. The garden provides a peaceful and healing retreat for the families of children fighting cancer and is maintained with love by the “Garden Fairies” from the Country Garden Club. It shows off a wide diversity of plants and huge trees provide a welcome shade in the play area so the children can play happily. A magnificent vegetable garden provides fresh…

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Apr 2019

Beechwood Garden

Apr 5 - Apr 7
Beechwood Garden, 25 Christopherson Road
Hyde Park, South Africa
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R50.00

Beechwood Garden together with Shari Dickinson’s Easter Market will be open. This classical landscaped 3.5 acre garden was designed by  pioneer landscape architect Joane Pim and redesigned by the current owners. The  garden surrounds a magnificent old-world house, designed by Steffen Ahrends.  An interesting garden feature is  a forest setting with pathways leading to an English styled rose garden where several ponds provide  perfect examples of water-garden planting. A magnificent sunken kitchen garden will give you  inspiration for your own …

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Heritage Garden

Apr 6 - Apr 7
Heritage Garden, 19 Pallinghurst
Westcliffe, Gauteng South Africa
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R50

In November 2013, the owners started rejuvenating this Old World Garden as they wanted to bring it back to its former glory. The approach was to create light by pruning the old trees enough to create filtered sun as many of the beds were in deep shade. Once that had been achieved the beds needed trenching and feeding with tonnes of compost and organic fertilizer. Here is a mix of Roses, Buddleja Buzz, Penstemmons, mixed Salvia and cascading Convolvulus interspersed…

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May 2019

ALOE RIDGE

May 25 - May 26
Aloe Ridge, 303C Olievenhout Avenue
Northriding., Gauteng South Africa
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R30.00

Olievenhout Avenue, Northriding As so many people begged to see the garden when  Aloes are flowering  and it is   at its most  most spectacular ,the owner very kindly agreed to open it again  in May when 600 aloes will be at various stages of flowering ALOE RIdge ,an indigenous garden, is set in the Northriding Agricultural Holdings Valley just below the Northgate Dome. There are over 300 planted South African indigenous tree species growing amongst the original Ancient African Olives,…

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Oct 2019

Roedean School

Oct 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Roedean School, Princess of Wales Terrace
Parktown, Gauteng South Africa
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R50

A BLOOMING AFFAIR- Garden and Craft Market Day Roedean School has a truly magnificent garden of botanical interest, which intertwines with the schools 116-year history. The Herbert Baker buildings are complemented by beds filled with a great variety of plants, with roses abounding. Visit the Anne Lorentz Peace garden, which is an indigenous water garden at the start of the Roedean Kopje walk. There will be a variety of plants for sale and enjoy a guided tour by Fiorina Jansen…

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