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Wildfires: We’re certainly no stranger to their devastation. In 2006, the entire Flower Valley Farm burnt to the ground. It was an experience you can’t put words to. It not only

Wildfire in the Overberg: So what has changed?

By Kirsten Watson For me, this year started like no other. We were only a few days into 2019 when we heard the news: It’s burning. Franskraal, our closest town (to Flower Valley Farm), was being evacuated. It was one of three fires burning in the Overstrand at the...

A Fynbos Forum field trip on Flower Valley

We’re hosting a Field Trip at Flower Valley Farm on Wednesday 7 August 2019 – introducing attendees to our Fynbos, sustainable harvesting practices, and conservancy action to protect Fynbos.

The story of Good Hope (as told by Gabbi Cook)

Flower Valley Conservation Trust’s Gabbi Cook joined the Good Hope Early Learning Centre children and staff, the community and partners at the launch of the second phase of centre on Friday, 12 July 2019.

Flower Valley’s latest news

For the last 16 years, I’ve been part of the Flower Valley Conservation Trust team. But last week, for the first time, I addressed our Flower Valley Trustees and staff as Acting Executive Director.

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Your own Erica ID kit:

There are around 660 Erica species in the Cape Floral Kingdom. On Flower Valley Farm, we’ve got 19 Erica species. (Most notably, you’ll find the Endangered Erica irregularis.) We’ve compiled an Erica ID kit of the main Erica species you’ll find in our area. And we’re making this kit available to those who have Adopted a Hectare on Flower Valley Farm.