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It’s blooming wonderful! Bookings for Garden Week Stellenbosch now open!

Dear Friends and Garden Lovers

From 1 to 10 October, there’s only one place you’re going to want to be. Enjoying the spring sunshine amidst the myriad blooms of Stellenbosch, exploring secret gardens, decorating flower crowns and feasting on the very best botanical inspired, seasonal food and wine. It’s a veritable Garden of Eden of talks and walks, tours and wine, art and food.

Yes, our first, much-anticipated Garden Week is fast approaching.

Bookings are now open. Visit the website here for all the information you’ll need. Part of Garden Week overlaps with the school holidays so book now to not miss out!

Here are a few highlights to look forward to:

8 Blooming Workshops

Chrysanthemum workshop at Pniël Museum Tea Garden
Microgreen workshop at Bonne Esperance
Grow your own Microgreens Workshop at Lanzerac
Floristry Workshop at the Rupert Museum
Grow your own nursery at Spier
Floral design Masterclass by Chris van Niekerk
Flower Crown Inspiration at Babylonstoren
Flower arranging course at Jordan Wine Estate

7 Guided Garden Tours not to miss

Botanica at Cavalli with Keith Kirsten
Morning Garden and Healthy Living Talks at Longridge
Tuinjong SA’s Garden Tour and Wine Tasting
Neethlingshof Wine Walk
A Spring Day on a Berry Farm – Hillcrest Berry Orchards
Boschendal Garden Week Walking Tours
Babylonstoren Special Collections Garden Tour

7 Fabulous Food and Garden and Wine event

So eet ons in Stellenbsoch at Johannesdal 1207
The Kraal Restaurant Farm Walk at Joostenberg Estate
A sunset vineyard walk on Glenelly Estate, followed by dinner at The Vine Bistro
Garden lunch and tour at Delaire Graff Restaurant
Garden lunch and tour at Indochine
Kleinood Farm Experience
Private Garden Tour by Kevin Arnold at Waterford Estate followed by lunch at SALT

Here’s what you need to know

Date: 1-10 October 2021 (we will kick things off with a Flower Parade on the 30th of September – join us).
Note: All private gardens, workshops, and tours must be pre-booked.
Download the Candide Garden app to listen to a selection of Stellenbosch Garden-themed podcasts.
Stellenbosch Unite: proceeds from the Private Garden ticket sales will go to our aid programme supporting Stellenbosch Feeding Action and Stellencare.

For more information, pop into the Visitor Information Centre at 47 Church Street.

Floral greetings – we look froward to welcome you to Stellenbosch