• GERANIUM INCANUM

    Posted on Carpet geranium (Eng.); vroubossie (Afr.) This low-growing Geranium is one of the real Geraniums and is currently busy producing their beautiful pink/violet blooms.  Even though the flowers are quite small, the large quantity of them does turn the grounds of... Read more »
  • TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT THE SALT MARSH

    Posted on Whilst walking in the salt marsh area of the Northern shores of Leisure Isle, particularly those of Kingfisher Creek, you might want to stop and take a closer look at some of its flora. Even if the small patch does... Read more »
  • ANOTHER WONDERFUL TREE IN STEENBOK

    Posted on ACOKANTHERA OPPOSITIFOLIA Bushman’s Poison (Eng.);  Boesmansgif (Afr.) Tree  number 639 Look out for this evergreen to semi-deciduous tree on the other side of the footpath to the Indigenous Garden. Easy to recognise with its reddish young stems and thick, leathery,... Read more »
  • ARBOR MONTH IN STEENBOK : OCHNA SERRULATA

    Posted on Tree number: 479.1 Common names: Mickey Mouse bush, carnival bush (Eng.); fynblaarrooihout (Afr.) This gem of a tree was recently discovered in Steenbok right at the tip of the Reserve along Links Drive, near the wooden fencing. Currently showing off... Read more »
  • ARBOR MONTH IN STEENBOK: VIRGILIA DIVARICATA

    Posted on To carry on celebrating Arbor month, we will today look at the PINK KEURBOOM – tree number 221. This small to medium sized tree is bushy, rounded to conical in shape and can be found in our tree copse along... Read more »
  • EUPHORBIA ERYTHRINA

    Posted on   Whilst walking along the paved path, you may have spotted some interesting looking plants popping up here and there amongst the grass area as well as around the aquifer. This much branched, resprouting perennial plant is easily recognisable by... Read more »
  • More much needed tidying up…

    Posted on Once again, a big thank you to Ivy Garden Services for their fantastic, quick and efficient work carried out in the Indigenous Gardens and along the path on Wednesday this week. We would like to thank our special site manager... Read more »
  • BIGGER, WIDER, SAFER….

    Posted on Thank you  Ivy Garden Services for your awesome work today in Roger’s Way. Walkers and cyclists can now enjoy a much wider and safer walkway. Thank you also to Knysna Municipality for the removal of all the branches, quick and... Read more »
  • Wednesday’s volunteers’ fight….

    Posted on Thank you to our small group of volunteers that gathered along the towpath this past Wednesday. These mighty, masked and gloved warriors with ages ranging from 10 to…. much older donated a couple of hours of their time to combat... Read more »
  • ROUTINE MAINTENANCE!!

    Posted on Wednesday 1st July Please stay clear of the Tow Path.  Our volunteers will be clearing alien invasive plants between 10.30 and 11.30. Report back Wednesday 24 June A huge thanks to the public for being considerate and for keeping clear of... Read more »