Gardening Clubs & Societies

Harrismith Garden Club/Tuinberg Klub

President: Mrs Pietre
President Contact Number: 083 250 5653
President Email Address:

South African Bonsai Association

President: Caroll Dewar Hermann
President Contact Phone:  082 567 7583
President Contact Email: OR
Vice President: Org Exley
Vice President Contact Phone: 082 809 2037
Vice President Contact Email:

Platberg Bonsai Club

The club is based in Harrismith with the bonsai culture as its main focus and is open to any person of the community interested or wanting to know more about bonsai.

Chairperson: Mariaan Pienaar
Chairperson Contact Phone: 083 454 9174
Chairperson Contact Email:
Areas Covered: Bonsai history, Theory of bonsai as an art, Bonsai styles and plantings, Making or starting of bonsai, Training of bonsai, Maintenance and general care of bonsai, Propagation and purchasing of plants for bonsai, Bonsai Techniques, Displaying bonsai.
Location: Free State

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:
Secretary: Francois Van Wyk
Secretary Contact Email:
Areas Covered: South Africa