Know, grow, protect and enjoy South Africa's indigenous plants

BotSoc Blog

BotSoc is dedicated to biodiversity conservation and environmental education and awareness. Read our latest blogs and news stories here and join us as we get to know, grow, protect and enjoy South Africa’s indigenous plants.

A garden, a yard and a branch: A Garden Route story
Webinar: Inspiration for growers
Webinar: Where to enjoy nature’s bounty this spring
The soul of a hiker
Many lichens are still mysteries to science
The power of palmiet
Meet the curator
Webinar: Desirable plants and how to protect them
A mystery of mangroves
Geoff Nichols – Coastal gardening for your garden’s inhabitants
Solving orchid puzzles
Webinar 20 years of CREW
Growing branches, growing people, growing communities
110 years of protecting plants
Webinar: Tree conservation
Haasendal Restoration: Saving fynbos
Fynbos gardeners: Why you should get your hands dirty this autumn
Halting the illegal succulent plant trade
Plant spotters to the rescue
Circle of life
Webinar: Plant Taxonomy
Getting to know the secretive Nama-Karoo Biome
The quirks of growing Lowveld Chestnut
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