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Blooming aloes! Gardening For Happiness

Teacher: Chris Dalzell
Cost: 2 days accommodation plus R300 surcharge
Dates: Friday 08 July 2022 - Sunday 10 July 2022

chris dalzellThe aloes, halleria and leonotis are in full bloom in Ixopo! If you are looking for some green-thumb inspiration and motivation join Christopher Dalzell for a dynamic weekend of basic gardening tips where you will learn the practice and art of gardening. The weekend will entail plant identification and plant selection of trees, shrubs, ground covers and bulbs. He will show you how to prepare a flower bed and how to lay out your plants, and how to plant trees and other plants and their maintenance; and advise on plant propagation. Experience all this - and more - and celebrate the BRC's gardens and its green spaces.

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Chris Dalzell was Curator of the Durban Botanical Gardens where he was in charge of special collections. He has studied, lectured and travelled internationally, collecting plant specimens from USA, Canada, Brazil, S.E. Asia, Australia and New Zealand. For many years he guided the South African exhibition at the international Chelsea Flower Show where his stall was consistently awarded Gold and Silver-Gilt Medals. He was appointed Assistant Director for the development of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. He currently runs his own landscaping business Chris Dalzell Landscapes.