Leon Kluge - Talk
Leon Kluge,will be giving a talk on “Adaptations South African Plants have Adopted to Attract Pollinators”An international landscape designer, botanist, TV presenter, Plantsman and writer. Leon has represented Africa on the floral stage at International Shows around the world and is the recipient of multiple Gold Awards at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show
Willem Van Schalkwyk - Talk
Willem recently took part in the second season of “Die Groenste Vingers” ending up in the top 3! He will be creating a floral installation on the picturesque lawns of La Cotte farm as well as giving a floral demonstration on his unique style of flower arranging. He will be talking about how floristry found him and his journey on the top reality show as well as what modern floristry is about today.
All those attending the talks will be eligible for a lucky draw. This msgnificent prize will consist of a hamper of our delicious produce and wines which can be found in the Franschhoek Valley as well as the opportunity of winning one of the new varieties of Leucospermim, Ayoba Pink, a pink pincushion plant, not yet commercially available in South Africa.
From the Proteacea family in South Africa’s genus Leucospermum commonly referred to as ‘Pincushion’ , a new variety has been released. This a first in the pastel range of this plant which will add a feminine quality to the already colourful Leucodendrums of peach, yellow and red. One of the winners of the lucky draw will win one of these plants which are not available commercially.
Motherdough Tasting at Fransvliet
100 % natural fermentation This a sourdough bread and sourdough products are made in Franschhoek using only locally produced olive oil, spring water from our mountains an all the best organic ingredients. No yeast, No flavour improvers, No preservatives . Bread like it should be nutritious, digestible and delicious! Sour dough Master classes are available on request
La Motte Wines Wine Tasting at Fransvliet
Situated in South Africa’s Franschhoek Valley La Motte is home to the finest wines recognised internationally for their exceptional quality. La Motte Wines will be doing a wine tasting at Fransvliet
Jane Landau will be selling her bottled olive oil made with calamari olive orchard growing in her garden.
There will be a Plant Sale at the NG Church Hall of plants taken from cuttings and grown by the gardeners in the various gardens
La Cotte Farm
Indulge in traditional teas and homemade scones on the picturesque lawns of La Cotte Farm, served by the esteemed ladies from Fleur de Lis on Friday Saturday and Sunday!