"Committed to the conservation
of a unique wild flower heritage"

Botanical Society of South Africa
E info@botanicalsociety.org.za

T +27 (0)21 797-2090
F +27 (0)21 797-2376

OFFICE HRS: Mon - Thu 8:30 to 16:30, Fri 8:30 to 16:00
Closed daily from 13:00 - 14:00, Weekends and Public Holidays.

When the Botsoc Head Office is closed, please kindly visit either of the BotSoc bookshops at Kirstenbosch entrances 1 and 2, where staff will assist you with membership joining and/or renewals


Branches & Gardens

KwaZulu-Natal Coastal

Ms Sandra Dell

(031) 201-5111(031) 201-5111

Please visit the KZN coastal BotSoc branch Facebook page


KZN Branch: www.botsoc-kzn.org.za
Annual Plant Fair: www.indigenousplantfair.org.za
Botanical Journal: www.plantlife.co.za


Chairperson/ plant fair/ website

Janet Longman ​

031 701 6895031 701 6895



Sandra Dell

(031) 201-5111(031) 201-5111



David Henry

llp@saol.com; dave@llpequipment.co.za

Publications/BotEd trust/ flora & fauna publ trust

Charles Botha




​Anno Torr




Suvarna Parbhoo



Kaveesha Naiker


​Additional member​

​Barry Lang



Additional member

Jabulani Memela



Lindsey & Megan Boxshall-Smith




For confirmation, details and directions for all outings please email the Branch Office on 

botsoc-kzn@mweb.co.za or call on 031 2015111 Mon.- Thurs. or 071 8693693. Booking is essential, as arrangements may change at the last minute. Non-members are asked to pay a R20.00 p.p. donation. To arrange lifts, please contact the Branch Office.


Event Title​


Sat. 26 Nov. 2016 08h00

Outing to Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy

Sun. 12 Feb. 2017


Topic: Insects are Everywhere...or are they.?

Guest Speaker:​ Dr Marlies Craig​​​

Venue: Durban Botanical Gardens Visitors' Centre​

Cost: R40 for members, R60 for non-members and R30 for stu​dents - including refreshments

Tell: 031 2015111​
Cell: 071 8693693

Wed. 15 Feb. 2017

10h00 for 10h30​

Society: Richards Bay Gardening club:

Topic: Gardening with Nature

Speaker: Prof. Julia Botha

Venue: Richards Bay Country Club

Cost: R50 includes refreshments; fundraiser for Botanical EducationTrust​

Book by 7 Feb through gerda.pieterse@gmail.com 

or SMS: 082 720 9064

Thurs. 16 Feb. 2017

09h00 for as long as you wish

​Topic: Volunteers' gardening sessions: weeding, pruning, tidying - bring own tools

Leader: Janet Gates

Venue: BotSoc's adopted a spot at Durban Botanic Gardens: the Indigenous Forest Garden, Section D15

Cost: No charge, all welcome

Tell: 031 2015111​
Cell: 071 8693693

or Janet Gates: 031 322 4000

Sat. 25 Feb. 2017

09h00,11h00 or 14h00

Hour-long tours of the Garden; numbers limited to 20 per tour

Venue: Award-winning Forest Hills (Kloof) garden owned by Helen and John T​erblanche

Cost: Prepaid: BotSoc members: R55, non-members: R65, children under 12: R35. Includes cake and tea. 

Proceeds: BotSoc branch projects. 

booking essential: ​

Tell: 031 2015111​
Cell: 071 8693693

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KZN Coastal BotSoc Branch Winter newsletter 2013.pdf
KZN Coastal Branch 2013.pdf
Botanical Society Newsletter Autumn 2014.pdf
KZN coastal BotSoc Newsletter Spring bumper issue 2014.pdf
Autumn 2016 KZN Coastal Branch newsletter.pdf
BotSoc KZN Coastal Winter Spring 2016 Newsletter.pdf
KZN Coastal BotSoc Branch July 2017.pdf