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    Indigenous Open Gardens

    The 22nd Kloof Conservancy Indigenous Open Gardens Show was held on the weekend of 2 / 3 July 2022

    There were four gardens on show.

    Gardens open at 09:00 and close at 16:00 each day.

    Entry is R30 per garden with payment by Zapper or cash. Entry is free for children under 12.

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    There will be strict entrance protocols in place in the interests of keeping all visitors safe and compliance with the Covid-19 regulations.

    Look out for our raffle with great prizes, or the Nature Facts Treasure Hunt for children (entry fee R5 per entry sheet per garden – there is a different task to be done at each garden), as well as environmental associations providing information on flora and fauna, indigenous plant sales, information on invasive alien plants, and garden crafts (including wire and bead).

    Like us on Facebook for updates from the weekend, including photos.

    For more information you can contact Brigid Turner on 072 348 8346 or visit us at the Kloof Conservancy Information table on the day.

    The Gardens

    Read more about the gardens on show, or use the quick Google Maps links below to get you to them.

    1Karen and John Galt16-18 Quillhall Lane, Kloof
    2Pamela and Chris Dalzell47 Alamein Avenue, Kloof
    3Tunzini
    Brigid and Pete Turner
    43 Kloof View Road, Forest Hills
    4Tanya Visser and Izolda vd Merwe6-8 Controversy Road, Assagay

    COVID-19 Safety Protocols

    These protocols apply to all visitors. You are welcome to park somewhere along the road verge or any designated parking area and walk to the entry point but please adhere to the following COVID-19 rules:

    • Do not enter the site if you suspect you have been in contact with any person who may be infected with the COVID-19 virus.
    • Do not enter if you suspect you have the COVID-19 virus or show any of the typical symptoms:
      • High temperature
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breath
    • Please use the hand sanitisers provided at the entry point and at other points/stalls
    • Please maintain social distance of 1.5 m to 2 m.

    Some simple guidelines to help you enjoy the gardens

    We hope these guidelines improve your experience on the day.

    • Wear sensible shoes – there are areas with cobblestone paving, gravel, wooden decks or slopes!
    • There are many interesting/unusual trees to see so bring along a tree book.
    • Take a pair of binoculars if you are interested in birds – gardens create habitats which are ideal for birds.
    • Plan your comfort breaks – there are limited toilet facilities at Gardens 2, 3 and 4 – no toilet facilities at Garden 1
    • You are going to be in the sun for much of the day – wear sunscreen and a hat – cool-drinks and refreshments will be on sale at gardens 3 and 4.
    • The gardens are “open” but the homes are not – please do respect the owners privacy and do not wander through private spaces..
    • Please do not bring any animals (NO PETS) to the gardens.
    • The gardeners are all very knowledgeable – do feel free to engage with them as they are more than willing to share their knowledge.

    Please be considerate and move on after a while so that others can enjoy the area.

    Indemnity

    Please read this INDEMNITY as a condition of entry. Should you not be happy with this INDEMNITY, then please do not enter the gardens and you are entitled to request a refund of your donation.

    INDEMNITY

    Please note these gardens have rough paths, steps and wooden walkways, water features, ponds as well as tripping hazards and slippery surfaces.

    Anyone entering these premises do so entirely at their own risk. Everyone else connected therewith shall have no liability whatsover for any injury or death of any person, or loss or damage to any property, howsoever caused even arising from negligence of any degree.

    Indigenous Open Gardens