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Garden Day

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Sign up for FREE flower crown maker stations:

Crown yourself King or Queen of Garden Day and complete your details below to register for our FREE flower crown maker stations in Cape Town and Johannesburg on Saturday the 13th & 20th of October between 10:00 – 12:00. All materials will be provided and everyone is invited!

Camps Bay Retreat – Garden Day Special

Description: Take a trip down the rabbit hole and celebrate Garden Day with us in our magical garden! Create your own flower crown from selected flowers in our gorgeous garden and join us for a picnic on our luscious lawns. See website for more details.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: 7 Chilworth Road Camps Bay

Cost: Picnic Basket for Two R495

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Stellenbosch Brewing Co – Family Fun Day

Description: On Garden Day, Stellenbosch Breweries are having a family affair to celebrate, from floral cupcakes, wonderful outdoors, garden setting for enjoyment of picnic-style menu, craft beers and organic wines, dining with resident geese and chickens, kids horse cart rides and play gym as well as acrobranch in the blue-gum forest. For more informaton visit their website.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Klein Joostenberg Farm R304 Muldersvlei Stellenbosch

Cost: See web for details

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Babylonstoren – Flower Crown Workshops

Description: Learn how to construct a head-turning crown using fynbos and greenery from the Babylonstoren garden. Join their gardeners as they demonstrate an easy way to make these ephemeral headpieces. Then roll up your sleeves and try your hand at making your own. The workshops are one and a half hours long with three sessions per day - 10am, 12noon and 2pm. Please note that booking needs to be made online. Click on CONTACT below for bookings.

When: Wednesday 17 October and Thursday 18 October - three sessions per day

Where: Babylonstoren

Cost: Free with R10 Babylonstoren gate fee applicable

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Flowers on the Stoep – Tussie Mussie workshop

Description: Join florist Karen Moyle from Flowers on The Stoep on Garden Day in the gorgeous tranquil peaceful garden of Mark and Jacqui Easton in Darling for a workshop from 11am to 12noon making quaint Tussie Mussie's. Rest under big trees with chickens, ducks & turkeys foraging around the garden.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: 42 Pastorie Street, Darling

Cost: R350 per person Including all materials and refreshments

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Somerset West Village Garden – Garden Day Celebration

Description: Somerset West Village Garden is celebrating Garden Day with a bang. In 3 years SWVG has grown from a derelict park into a thriving urban farm. Support the development and ongoing success of this local community garden by spending Saturday 20 October with them, celebrating Garden Day. The cost includes flower crown, colourful welcome gin, 2 veg tasting stations & cooking demo by George Jardine, wine tasting, 3 gardening talks, a light lunch and a green goody bag. Time: 10h30 - 14h00 For Tickets: email info@swvg.co.za to book.

When: Saturday 20 October

Where: 41 New Street Somerset West

Cost: R350 per person

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The Herb Farm – Garden Day Picnic and High Tea

Description: The Herb Garden for Garden Day is offering a Picnic in the herb gardens from 11am to 2pm OR a High Tea in the herb gardens from 2:30pm to 5pm. Visit the Herb Garden where ALL the plants in the Garden, whether they are trees, shrubs, ground covers, climbers, annuals, succulents, no matter how large or small – ALL are herb plants. It is estimated that the Herb Garden contains over 450 types of herb plants. There is no other garden of its kind like this in Southern Africa – a true botanic gem nestled in the heart of Gauteng.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: 264 Summit Road, Blue Hills Midrand

Cost: R250 per person

HAPPY SPACE Wellbeing Collaboratory – Nursery Launch

Description: The HAPPY SPACE, a wellbeing collaboratory in the heart of Gardens, Cape Town, is launching its nursery on GARDEN DAY! Enjoy artisanal coffee and vegan snacks; brew your own herbal teas; browse Cape Floral medicinal herbs and plants; forage for indoor ornamental plants in Plantify's Greenhouse; listen to a talk by Herbalist / Cape Bush Doctor ! Gora Brian Damonse (at 9am, 11am or 14pm), or let your kids play at the potting station. Everyone's invited!

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town

Cost: Free

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Style Decor – Flower Table Decorating and Styling with George R.

Description: Celebrate Garden Day with Bold and Gold: an exciting garden, decor and flower design demonstration and workshop. Indoor and outdoor feature pots and plants, Christmas table setting, how to incorporate fruit and vegetable with floral designs. Bookings essential - 50% deposit required. All materials and tools provided.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Vand der Hoff Road, Pretoria

Cost: R550 per person including refreshments & light lunch

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Style Decor – Garden Day Flower Crown Maker Station

Description: Join floral designer George.R and learn how to make your own unique flower crown. Cost includes tea and cake and your own flower crown to take home. All materials provided. All proceeds in aid of Manger Marine Care Centre

When: Saturday 13 and 20 October

Where: Style Decor, Van Der Hoff Road, Ext Pretoria

Cost: R100 per person

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Jane Griffiths – Garden Day Lunch and Talk Leafy Greens

Description: Gardening author Jane Griffiths will be at Leafy Greens Café, a vegan restaurant set in a edible garden farm north west of Johannesburg, for a Garden Day inspired brunch buffet on Sunday 21 October. Jane will give a talk on growing and using herbs and have copies of her books and recently launched natural skincare products available for sale. Cost inclusive of the lunch and talk.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Muldersdrift, Johannesburg

Cost: R150 per person

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Style Decor – Garden Day Cake Decorating Workshop

Description: Celebrate Garden Day with a fun Flower Power cake decorating workshop, then serve to your guests during your Garden Day celebration. Learn how to make sugar flowers, flower bouquets and other floral design techniques. Bookings essential! 50% deposit required. All products and tools provided.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Van Der Hoff Road, Ext Pretoria

Cost: R600 Including refreshments, light lunch and all materials for the workshop

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Style Decor – Garden Day Fascinator Hat Making Workshop

Description: Celebrate Garden Day in style with the South African School of Hatmaking and create your own Garden Day spring flower inspired fascinator couture hat. Workshop includes refreshments and light lunch. All tools and material provided.

When: Saturday 20 October

Where: Style Decor, Van Der Hoff Road, Ext Pretoria

Cost: R350 per person

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Cherry Tomatoes Garden Club – Garden Day Gardening Class

Description: In the spirit of Garden Day, Cherry Tomatoes Gardening Club is offering a "two for the price of one" gardening class. This one's for the kids! Especially for children aged 3 - 10 years old. There is a coffee shop and sitting area for parents while the class is taking place. The theme of the class will be flowers, and will include making a flower crown. Everyone will also receive a seedling to take home. The class is 9am to 11am

When: Saturday 20 October

Where: GardenShop Bryanston, Cnr Main Road & Halifax Street, Bryanston

Cost: R250 per child - “bring a friend for free”

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Tea with Keith Kirsten – Keith Kirsten Waterfall Wilds

Description: Join Keith Kirsten for Tea and a Garden Day celebration on Garden Day , Sunday 21 October from 12 noon to 2pm. Light refreshments will be served

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Keith Kirsten Waterfall Wilds, Midrand

Cost: Free

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Multiflora – SA Garden and Home Magazine

Description: Learn how to make a floral crown and create a flower-inspired table setting for your Garden Day celebration with SA Garden and Home magazine on Saturday 20 October at Multiflora. Join the team for a free talk and demo, plus a hands-on workshop. For more info and to book, visit caxtonevents.co.za

When: Saturday 20 October

Where: Multiflora, City Deep, Johannesburg

Cost: R250 per person workshop (Session 2) - Free talk (Session 1)

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Lunch with Bertus Basson – Garden Day

Description: This Garden Day celebrity chef Bertus Basson and his wife Mareli will be hosting an intimate Garden Day celebration for 14 guests at his Jamestown vegetable garden. Using fresh ingredients from the garden, the lunch will also serve as fundraiser for the Animal Welfare Society Stellenbosch (AWSS). For bookings please email info@bertusbasson.com for tickets.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Jamestown, Western Cape

Cost: R750 pp for adults and R350 pp for children

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Langkloof Roses – Rose Festival

Description: In celebration of Garden Day, Rose month and the start of their annual rose picking season, Langkloof Roses in Wellington is hosting a rose festival and inviting all to join. On Garden Day, for the first time ever, members of the public can also join them for the start of the rose picking Season. Learn how to make a flower crown with roses and fresh herbs, enjoy a rose inspired picnic, savour their rose liquor or enjoy a high rose tea and rose cakes. See web for costs and more details.

When: Sunday 21 October

Where: Wellington, Cape Town

Cost: R35 - R85 *Please see web for details

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Cape Town Fynbos Experience – Company’s Gardens

Description: Experience a taste of our botanical heritage this Garden Day at a Fynbos Tasting in the historic Company’s Garden, from 11h00 until 12h00. Hosted by The Cape Town Heritage Trust in the tranquil Visitors Centre, this is a rare opportunity to sample edible Fynbos in the form of tea infusions, cordials, edible naturals, vinaigrette infusions, seasoning salts, digestives and sweet treats. Be inspired to incorporate Fynbos into a contemporary lifestyle and re-invent the Cape’s botanical heritage.

When: Wednesday 17 October and Thursday 18 October

Where: Company's Garden, Cape Town

Cost: R450 per person

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Flower Boutique

Especially for Garden Day, Flower Boutique is offering a promotion on DIY Flower Crown kit for R95 from today until Saturday 20 October.

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GardenShop

GardenShop are celebrating Garden Day and Rose month with various specials on roses and other in-store plants. Visit GardenShop Broadacres, Bryanston, Menlo Park and Parktown North and the GardenShop website for details of in-store specials.

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Aloe Unique

What better way to celebrate this year's Garden Day SA than by crafting your very own flora (hint: succulent inspired) crown to wear on Garden Day? To be in the running for a super Aloe Unique Hamper and prize visit their website for details on how to enter.

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The Duchess Alcohol-Free G&T

Enjoy Garden Day with The Duchess Alcohol-Free G&T and 20% off the new Duchess Greenery only on the online store from 18 October to 21 October in preparation for Garden Day celebrations.

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MICA Hardware

MICA nationwide are celebrating Garden Day with fantastic Garden, Pool & Outdoor Promotions running from today 9 October until 4 November 2018. Check out these and other Garden Day promotions on their website.

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The Tasting Room @ Stanford Hills

The Tasting Room has created a special dish on the menu from ingredients from the gardens at Standford Hills. To tickle your tastebuds, visit them on Garden Day.

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MILLHOUSE Kitchen

Visit MILLHOUSE Kitchen on Garden Day to experience their menu inspired by the Lourensford gardens and find out how to stand a chance of winning a breakfast for two at MILLHOUSE kitchen. Winner to be announced on Garden day 21 October 2018. To find out more about this promotion and how to enter, log onto their website.

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Arbour Café and Courtyard

Arbour Café and Courtyard have decided to toast Garden Day with a special Veuve Cliquot champagne brunch. Visit their webiste for details.

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Café Bloom

Café Bloom are harvesting ingredients from their garden "to be announced" on Garden Day for a special breakfast and lunch. Café Bloom will also host a summer tea in conjuction with Mickhaigh.com ceramica pottery studio in Fort Nottingham, which will open especially on Garden Day.

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The Living Room

Garden Day is going to be celebrated at The Living Room with a special Garden Day Spring Time Cocktail Special! Visit their website for details.

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Culinary Table

Join chef Daniela Gutstadt and her team at Culinary Table on Garden Day as they celebrate with a special menu item created from 100% garden produce harvested from their gardens! Please visit their website for bookings and further information.

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Atlantic Fertilisers

Visit Atlantic Fertilisers social media pages in the lead up to Garden Day in order to find how to stand a chance of winning a Weber to celebrate Garden Day. To find out more about this promotion and how to enter, log onto their website.

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Starke Ayres Garden Centre

This Garden Day Starke Ayres is putting 'Sharing and Caring' into practise. Visit their Rosebank or Sunningdale Centres, roll up your sleeves, pot your own plant - free to take home on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

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Cape Garden

Visit Cape Garden on Sunday 21 October in order to stand a chance of winning one of three Pastille chairs. To find out more about this promotion and how to enter, log onto their website.

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SKOON

SKOON is offering 25% discount on their HOPE Floriental Body Oil in celebration of Garden Day on Sunday 21 October.

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Ludwig's Roses

Ludwig Roses nationwide is offering a real rose special of 10% off on all rose plants on Garden Day Sunday 21 October.

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Plantland Garden Centre

Plantland is celebrating Garden Day with a special offer on the day on Lavender Margaret Roberts plants buy two for R150.

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Random Harvest

This Garden Day Random Harvest Garden is offering a guided walk and talk, with free refreshments, through their beautiful spring gardens. Join them and find out what makes their indigenous gardens burst with life and beauty.

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Jozi Carnivores

Jozi Carnivores is offering 10% less on all their carnivorous plants including Sundews, Pitcher plants, Trumpet plants and Venus fly traps for the month of October in the lead up to Garden Day.

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All Seasons Garden Centre

All Seasons is celebrating their fourth birthday anniversary in the lead up to Garden Day with specials on various products on Sunday 14 October. Pop in and stock up to get your garden Garden Day ready.

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Lavender Post Nursery

Lavender Post is offering an English Lavendar plant for free for every R100 spent on Garden Day 21 October.

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Appelblaar Road Stall and Nursery

Appelblaar Road Stall and Nursery has a host of specials on Garden Day Sunday 21 October including; a free gift vegetable seedling six-pack for the first 25 children, a 10% discount for every sale over R250; a children’s workshop to teach them how to plant and grow vegetables in a container as part of their Growing Green Fingers program and a Bonsai Workshop.

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Little Orchard Nursery

Little Orchard Nursery is offering a special 20% off all plants on Garden Day, Sunday 21 October.

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