Celebrating the Kirstenbosch centenary

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden celebrates its centenary in 2013. Established on 1 July 1913, it has developed into one of the world’s top ten botanical gardens.This course will highlight the history of the garden, its close links with Kew, the rich and varied flora of South Africa, the problems of endangered species, the contribution of research projects to climate change and other emerging environmental issues as well as our broadening knowledge of traditional plant use. For anyone interested in plants and the Kirstenbosch gardens.