• Fun and games in Steenbok

    Posted on There is a big patch of flat grass in Steenbok that can be used for all sorts of activities.  A brief history of this area is that it was once a golf course and you can still find enthusiastic golfers... Read more »
  • A field of yellow in Steenbok

    Posted on Oxalis pes-caprae Common Name:   Eng; Cape sorrel  Afr;  geelsuring The name Oxalis comes from the Greek oxis, which means acid, referring to the sour-tasting sap. This stemless perennial bearing clusters of 3-20 canary coloured flowers are an important food... Read more »
  • Trimming at Roger’s Way

    Posted on       The Ivy Garden Service team hard at work again in Steenbok Nature Reserve.    Roger’s Way was established in 2008 and is a magical pathway linking Kingfisher Creek and Steenbok Park.  The trimming of the vegetation will... Read more »
  • sign relocation at Kingfisher Creek

    Posted on Three signs which were previously located in the sensitive inter-tidal area of Kingfisher Creek have at last been relocated to a more suitable position. With the support of SANParks, SNR appointed Acton Signs to carefully remove the signs, and consolidate them... Read more »
  • A Scented, Winter shrub

    Posted on Metalasia muricata ENGLISH:- white bristle bush  AFRIKAANS:- blombos, witsteekbossie SA TREE No. 736 DESCRIPTION – Erect, woody shrub up to 2.5m, the leaves are often curved backwards, twisted and hooked at the tips.  The margins are rolled under. The honey scented flower... Read more »
  • Ladybird! Ladybird!

    Posted on One of our favourite friends is little Ruby Redzee:-    The ladybird is a BEETLE     She is a CARNIVORE (which is a meat eater)  Gardeners loove her because she eats the bugs who eat our gardens. (She can eat... Read more »
  • JULY wassup?

    Posted on   Teddy Bear Picnic Day On this day round the world some people celebrate with a teddy bears’ picnic!  Why don’t YOU go down to Steenbok on the 10th of July and take your family and teddies and picnic blankets... Read more »
  • Some things to do in Steenbok Nature Reserve

    Posted on Get out into the fresh air and walk, run, cycle, or just take a stroll and smell the daisies!! We have a nature reserve on our doorstep. Let’s make the most of it. Read more »
  • New Dog Poop signs

    Posted on New Informative signs are being placed along the pathways to bring awareness of the ongoing problems of pollution caused by dog poop.  Steenbok thanks KAWS and Knysna Basin Project for their support.              The signs have... Read more »
  • The irrigation maintenance team in Steenbok

    Posted on Mihan of O.D.S. landscaping had a walkabout with Louis Krige.   Mihan does a quarterly maintenance check of the irrigation system and  Louis is on hand as a Steenbok volunteer to do frequent checks that the system is running properly... Read more »