Gardening Clubs & Societies

Kenton Garden Club

Kenton Garden Club was founded in December 2017 with a view to encourage and extend gardening as a hobby and pastime in Kenton-on-Sea and surrounding areas.

We aim to disseminate knowledge, local experience and ideas relating to gardening amongst our growing membership base. Experts will be invited to talk to the members (February – November) on the second Wednesday of each month (at 09:30) on interesting subjects relating to gardening. We anticipate holding a garden show, assisting with public gardening initiatives, visiting other garden clubs and many varied activities. Visitors are always welcome.

Chairperson: Ginny Reed
Chairperson Contact Phone: 082 466 6598
Administrator: Robbie Avis
Administrator Contact Phone: 083 229 1380
Email: info@kentongarden.co.za
Areas Covered: Coastal gardening indigenous and community
Website: www.kentongardenclub.co.za

The South African Landscapers Institute

The South African Landscapers Institute (SALI) was formed in 1984 by a group of progressive landscapers who saw the potential of the landscape industry in South Africa. They believed that the true potential could only be realized if landscape contractors.

Cape Region: Mary Vincent
President Contact Phone: 021 558 4989
President Contact Email: salicape@iafrica.com
Gauteng region: Dez Whitehead
Contact Email: info@sali.co.za
Contact Phone: 084 667 2556
KZN Region: Sandy Southey
Contact Email: kzn@sali.co.za
Contact Phone: 083 361 8228
Website: www.sali.co.za
Social Media: Facebook

South African Bonsai Association

President: Caroll Dewar Hermann
President Contact Phone:  082 567 7583
President Contact Email: carollh@telkomsa.net OR info@saba.org.za
Vice President: Org Exley
Vice President Contact Phone: 082 809 2037
Vice President Contact Email: 
org@ntp.co.za
Website: www.saba.org.za

Orchid Society of the Southern Cape

Orchid Enthusiasts and growers welcome

Chairperson: Brian Ormerod
Chairperson Contact Phone: 082 855 9176
Chairperson Contact Email: wenobs@gmail.com
Secretary: Sue Nicolas
Secretary Contact Phone: 076 457 6540
Secretary Contact Email: wildnic@telkomsa.net
Areas Covered: Southern Cape
Location: Eastern Cape, Western Cape

Gonubie Orchid Society

Orchid growers share their passion for these plants. Meet monthly. Our society is also affiliated to the South African Orchid Council (SAOC).

Chairperson: Des Scherwitz
Chairperson Contact Phone: 043 748 1225
Chairperson Contact Email: jensch@telkomsa.net
Secretary: Annette Brown
Secretary Contact Phone: 083 275 496
Secretary Contact Email: annettebrown100@gmail.com
Areas Covered: East London, Gonubie & surrounds
Location: Eastern Cape

Eastern Province Orchid Society

Cultivation, preservation, show and display of Orchids in Port Elizabeth and surrounding areas.

Chairperson: Christo Botes
Chairperson Contact Phone: 083 703 0458
Chairperson Contact Email: scdesigns@telkomsa.net
Vice Chairperson:Peter Moulang
Vice Chairperson Contact Phone: 
082 331 4860
Vice Chairperson Contact Email: joanm@sheltam.com
Secretary: Johan Gauche
Secretary Contact Phone: 079 522 7086
Secretary Contact Email: johanza@vodamail.co.za
Areas Covered: Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Dispatch, Jeffreys Bay, Port Alfred and surrounds
Location: Eastern Cape
Website: www.eporchids.org.za

Eastern Province Bonsai Society

The society promotes the art of Bonsai and aims to further members’ knowledge of Bonsai as well as the techniques thereof. Meetings are held on the second Saturday of the month at Sherwood Garden Centre, Walker Drive, Sherwood and commence at 14h00.

Chairperson: Owen Ruppelt
Chairperson Contact Phone: 073 836 8697
Areas Covered: Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage, Despatch
Location: Eastern Cape
Website: www.epbonsai.co.za

Dendrological Society of South Africa

We promote knowledge, protection and propagation of trees, and the preservation of tree-dominated ecosystems, as a contribution to effective environmental conservation and improvement in South Africa.

Chairperson: Naas Grové
Chairperson Contact Phone: 082 575 4244
Chairperson Contact Email: dendrosoc@esnet.co.za
Secretary: Francois Van Wyk
Secretary Contact Email: dendrosoc@esnet.co.za
Areas Covered: South Africa
Website: www.dendro.co.za