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Events In Hermanus

Hermanus Flower Festival

Category
Festivals
Date
2019-09-21 - 2019-09-24
Venue
Fernkloof Nature Reserve Gardens, Fir Ave, Hermanus - Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus, 7200
Telephone
+27 (0) 28 - 3130819
Email
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The renowned annual Hermanus Fynbos Flower Festival takes place at the Fernkloof Reserve Gardens.

COST: Adults R25; Children under 12 enter free; Senior Citizens Entry on Monday for R10

Exhibits in the Hall
  • Stunning and inspiring arrangements of fynbos in bloom
  • Display of named and labelled fynbos specimens in bloom in Spring
  • Very special exhibit by designer Leon Kluge on the SA entry to the Chelsea Flower Show
  • Photographic display of medicinal plants
Workshops in the Amphitheatre of the gardens.....
  • Make yourself a Tussie Mussie
  • Make your own ‘Kokedama’ hanging garden
  • Thatching with Restios: how the experts do it
  • Relax with Fiki’s massage
Talks and demos in the Market Hub on a variety of topics including….
  • Eco tourism in the Cape Floral Kingdom
  • Food for foraging: Chris Erasmus from Foliage and Roushanna from Veld & Sea
  • Natural medicinal remedies from Dr Arien van der Merwe
  • Painting with aloe sap by Tristan Woudberg
  • Harvesting fynbos sustainably
  • Christine Stevens shows how to work with herbs
  • Vertical gardens and house plants for sale
Some of the enticing things to purchase in the Market Hub……
  • Environmentally themed books, products and fresh cut flowers from the ‘Botanical Society Market’
  • Willie Schlechter’s beautiful botanically illustrated fabrics
  • Simply Bee’s range of products
  • Dandelite’s gorgeous cosmetic range
  • Purple Puppy’s laser artwork
  • Tantalising tasting of Fynbos gin products, natural cordials and fynbos teas
Other attractions……
  • Delicious teas and light lunches, enjoyed with a glass of wine, craft beer or fynbos gin
  • Children’s craft corner to keep little hands busy and creative
  • Get close and interactive with Eagle Encounters’ raptors and owls
  • Understand local snakes with Hermanus’ own Corné Krige
  • Buy indigenous plants on sale at greatly discounted prices
  • Take a chance on winning an amazing prize in the Raffle
  • Walk & Talk, exploring edible fynbos in the gardens with Lily from Grootbos Foundation