Category Archives: Horticulture

Registering Attendance


One discussion by the Hort. Soc. Board, Joined by Oscar; not untoward; All decisions made will need His opinion one should heed. Two hungry ibis standing on a wall, To be fed have made a call, Knock on door till … Continue reading

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Preserving a 115-year old tradition.


Today I had the honour of presiding over the 115th Annual General Meeting of the Durban and Coast Horticultural Society. We are delighted to have found a venue for such meetings in the Education Centre of Durban Botanic Gardens, as … Continue reading

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A Talk Not On Golf


In addition to enjoying this part of our brief reunion with Eldest Daughter on a day of perfect weather, spent mainly in and round our little pool, I had to neglect that side a bit so as to get involved … Continue reading

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