Fynbos and Flora

A Feast of Fynbos

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 20th December 2016
Together with Head Chef Benjamin Conradie and Executive Sous Chef Benyamin Booysen, we invited a group of handpicked individuals knowledgeable in the art of...

Secrets Of Nature - Gifts from the Earth

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 17th October 2016
Declared as one of the six floral kingdoms of the world, the Cape Floral Kingdom has over 9000 species of flowering fynbos plants within an area of 90 000km². At least 70% of these species can only be found in...

Secrets Of Nature

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 6th October 2016
Lining the paths of Grootbos, colourful Gazania Pectinata (Daisies) paint a picture of perfection. Their transcendent shades of yellow and orange create feelings of warmth and happiness whilst accompanying a single white spot on each petal. These distinctive patterns and colours mimic one of their key pollinators ? The Monkey Beetle.

Fynbos on horseback

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 10th November 2014
Horseriding at Grootbos offers not only exquisite views and natural beauty, but the chance to take a journey through the fynbos. Want to get to know your fynbos before you book a ride? We give you a brief overview.

An Intimate Photo Journey into Fynbos: Part 5

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 5th September 2014
From the intial unappreciation from the Dutch Settlers to becoming one of the most diverse floral kingdoms in the world, fynbos is remarkable in more ways than one.

An Intimate Photo Journey into Fynbos: Part 4

Posted under Fynbos and Flora Blog by Grootbos on 11th July 2014
It has always been Grootbos' mission to create awareness and appreciation for the floral diversity of the Cape. Hopefully, after looking at this photo journey you will begin to understand why we are in ardour of this beautiful bush-like floral species.
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