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Exciting Events throughout the Year

Garden World hosts a variety of exciting and very informative events throughout the year. 

These include talks by gardening experts and short gardening courses as well as performances by some of our well-known artists and performers in South Africa, like Rocco de Villiers, Margit Meyer-Rődenbeck, Jak de Priester, Anna Davel en Lizz Meiring, to name but a few. We also host 'Carols by Candlelight' every year before Christmas with a variety of well-known artists performing and television personalities present. 

Makeover with Hannon
Most people dream about getting a makeover. Experience Hannon’s magic when he performs a live makeover on stage, whilst your inner splendour is nourished with his charm and his easy to follow beauty advice. We all need to reassess our beauty routine at some stage. With Hannon’s makeover show you will rediscover your own beauty potential and look at yourself in the mirror again with a fresh new perspective. Enjoy an unforgettable morning with Hannon Bothma, the Glam Guru. Please note that no persons under 18 will be allowed.

Date: Wednesday, 9 August 2017
Time: 09h30 for 10h00
Lecturer: Hannon Bothma, the Glam Guru

Cost: R200 pp & includes the demonstration, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Garden World Spring Festival
Garden World Presents a Spring Festival ‘Colour my World’ from 28 July – 3 September 2017

A Garden Design Show Featuring the 2017 Award Winning 
Kirstenbosch–SA Chelsea Exhibit from London 
until Sunday 3 September 2017

Besides the magnificent AWARD winning CHELSEA EXHIBIT, there will be fantastic Designer Gardens, Garden Revamps, Schools Gardens depicting ‘Gardens through the Eyes of a Child’, also Educational Exhibits by the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, North West University, Mogale City Local Municipality & Rand Water with their ‘Water Wise’ Campaign.

Events at the Spring Festival:

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Experience Chelsea 2017 
Lecturer: David Davidson 

Join Kirstenbosch-SA Chelsea Designer David Davidson & Efekto for an informative morning on David’s experiences at the Chelsea Flower Show in London

Cost: R80 pp & includes the talk & slide show presentation, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Mother & Child Fun Day with a Flower Arranging Course
Lecturer: Colleen McGillivray

Join Interflora for a fun-filled morning where we will show you how to make a beautiful flower arrangement, the perfect workshop for Mother & Child!

Cost: R130 per child & includes the workshop, refreshments as well as fabulous prize giveaways

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 08h30 for 09h00
Topic: What effect do you want to Create in the Garden?
Lecturer: DIY Garden Designer Team headed by Terry Moller

Join the DIY Garden Designer Team on Woman’s Day, for a fun filled, experiential demonstration on how to combine different plant forms, shapes, colours & textures to create a planting framework that brings the wow factor into your garden and zones your plants according to their water requirements.

Cost: R150 pp & includes the demonstration, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, 12 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Cooking Demo
Lecturer: Johan ‘Panda’ du Preez

Come and join us for a fun filled, informative morning with gardening and cooking professional Panda from Starke Ayres. He will teach you how to sow summer vegetable seeds with flair, and how to whip up a delicious meal with his own brand of joie de vivre!

Cost: R150 pp & includes the talk / demonstration, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, 19 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: 50 Shades of Grey
Lecturer/s: Denny van Wee & Leonie Coulson 

50 Shades of green and not grey. Re-energise the energy in your bedroom with the right selection of plants. Plants are our best mates, come & understand how they can uplift your mood & create a positive environment.  Join us for an interesting morning on 50 Shades of Green. Denny van Wee (Denny van Wee Export Manager Pokon, from the Netherlands) will tell you more about Pokon Plant Food & how they will help your plants grow with Leonie telling us more about the interesting 50 Shades of Green Plants.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the talk, refreshments as well as fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 09h30 for 10h00
Topic: Growing Edible Flowers in your Spring Garden
Lecturer: Sandy Roberts

Join Sandy Roberts for her talk on growing edible flowers in your spring garden with recipes & delicious samples to taste. The Margaret Roberts books, Herb Journal & new 'Indigenous Plants' book that she co-wrote with Sandy will be available to purchase.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the talk / demonstration, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, 26 August 2017, 13h00 for 13h30
Topic: In Tune with Nature 

Join MayFord Seeds for a delightful spring morning laced with good gardening advice from our favourite gardening editor Tanya Visser, paired with heavenly music & song brought to you by SA’s most well-known conductor, Richard Cock.

Cost: R100 pp & includes the event, a goodie bag, refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Saturday, 2 September 2017, 09h00 for 09h30
Topic: Paint your own Unique Wall Clock
Lecturer: Trudie Ayres from Mulberry Lane

Join us for a fun filled morning. Relax, be creative and get to paint your own unique Wall Clock using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint.

Cost: R350 pp & includes the workshop and everything that you will need to create your Wall Clock - including the clock movement & hands (clock diameter 35 cm), refreshments & fabulous prize giveaways

Garden World’s Clivia Show
Date: 9 - 10 September 2017

Joburg Clivia Show – bigger than ever. Clivia season has started and one of the biggest shows of the season will be held by the Joburg Clivia Club. 

Carols by Candlelight at Garden World
Date: Friday, 1 December 2016
Time: 18:00 for 18:30

Join Garden World for their annual Carols by Candlelight evening hosted by MC Lizz Meiring.

For more information & to book, contact Garden World on 011 957 2545, 011 956 3003 or 083 997 6142 or visit 
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