Hermanus Flower Festival 21 – 24 September 2018

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‘Watching Water’ is this year’s theme.

Besides the signature flower displays this weekend promises to be jam packed with an exciting programme of interesting talks,presentations, and work shops. To name a few….

*Friday 21 Sept. at 13:00 and Mon 24 Sept. at 14:00 in the market Hub

Conservationists,Frank Woodvine and Dr Vic – Identification of alien trees ,the problems they cause and the best way to deal with them.

*From 11:00 to 15:00 on Sat. 22 an Sunday 23 Sept. 2018

Chef Chris Erasmus, owner of Foliage Restaurant in Franschoek, a well- known forager, will demonstrate how to cook up some tasty snacks, salads and teas from ingredients such as wild flowers, ornamentals and weeds.

Some of his special products will be available from his pop up shop on site.

* Sat. 22 Sept. and Sun 23 Sept. at 10:00

Christine Stevens will talk about herbs & spices, micro – veggies and heritage seeds.

At 15:00 on both days she will focus on growing spices such as ginger, cumin, turmeric and caraway.

Kits will be on sale to grow your own veggie gardens.

*Sunday 23 Sept. from 11:00 to 13:00 and again from 14:00 to 16:00

Join Hannelie Hanekom in the craft corner in the Amphitheatre in the Fernkloof gardens for a work shop on how to make a Tussie Mussie.

She will explain the meaning of messages through flowers and help you to make a ‘talking bouquet.’

No booking is required to enjoy the activities but is strictly first come first served.

Be sure to find your way to Hermanus  to celebrate Heritage Day.

Its going to be a great weekend!!!