February Meeting: Louis Jordaan - Plants of the Little Karoo, South Africa

Feb 16, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Followed by a Member's Showcase presentation by Diana Pooke: Thugs in the Garden

Membership cards and the printed version of the 2014 Handbook will be available for pick-up at the meeting. Any which have not been picked up will be mailed out with the March newsletter.

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Presentation

The Klein Karoo - A Treasure Trove

Louis Jordaan
Louis Jordaan will speak about the plants of the LIttle Karoo, a semi-desert in South Africa. His knowledge of the plants that grow there and what they tell us about their environment is fascinating.

Speaker

Louis Jordaan

Louis Jordaan is the owner and operator of Minwater Farm. "Minwater" (which means Little Water) is a private nature reserve and is situated 24km southwest of the town of Oudtshoorn in the foothills of The Gamka Mountain, an isolated range in the Klein Karoo (Little Karoo), between the Swartberg and Outeniqua Mountains. It is a rough, mountainous region which includes high hills and a big plateau. Louis Jordaan, possesses a wealth of knowledge of his veld in general and the plants that grow on Minwater in particular.

Location

Toronto Botanical Garden

777 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto, ON