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Kirstenbosch is world's Garden of the Year

Kirstenbosch is world’s Garden of the Year

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, which offers visitors many unusual experiences and showcases the diverse Cape Floral kingdom in a very accessible way, has been named as Garden of the Year at the 2015 International Garden Tourism awards.
Cape Town viewed from a treetop walkway

Visitors flock to Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch

More than a million people visited Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in 2014. Tourism is crucial to the survival of South Africa's conservation and biodiversity assets, as the income generated from visitors helps to manage protected areas. They also raise awareness of conservation issues.

Garden of Hope for HIV/Aids

The recently opened Garden of Hope in the Free State National Botanical Garden has been thoughtfully designed to challenge the stigma surrounding HIV/Aids and offer a tranquil haven for those living with it.

Garden of Hope for HIV/Aids

The recently opened Garden of Hope in the Free State National Botanical Garden has been thoughtfully designed to challenge the stigma surrounding HIV/Aids and offer a tranquil haven for those living with it.
SA's ninth botanical garden

SA’s ninth botanical garden

South Africa's ninth national botanical garden, the Nieuwoudtville National Botanical Garden, has been officially unveiled in the Northern Cape, where it will serve as a centre for biodiversity research in the world-renowned Bokkeveld Plateau.
SA's eighth World Heritage Site

SA’s eighth World Heritage Site

The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape has become the eighth South African site to be inscribed on the Unesco World Heritage List as a place of "outstanding value to humanity". The mountainous desert landscape is owned and managed by the Nama people, the last practitioners of a semi-nomadic pastoral livelihood at least two millennia old.
SA nutriceutical sector on a high

SA nutriceutical sector on a high

South Africa's nutriceutical industry - covering a broad range of health supplements and complementary medicines - has grown rapidly over the past decade, and is now estimated to be a worth around R7-billion.
Walter Sisulu's Garden

Walter Sisulu’s Garden

The Witwatersrand National Botanical Garden outside Johannesburg has been renamed the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, in honour of the freedom fighter who was also "the father of everyone" with whom he spent a quarter of a century behind apartheid's prison bars.

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