The Botanical Society of South Africa was founded in 1913,in the same year the world famous Kirstenbosch Garden was started. The land for the garden was given by Cecil John Rhodes, was allocated for the development of a garden by the South African government on a condition that an appropriate organization from civil society was formed to assist with the Botanical venture. The Botanical Society of South Africa has faithfully fulfilled this objective, as well as extending assistance to the other National Botanical Gardens that have established around the South Africa. The Botanical Society of South Africa has also committed for wildflower protection and conservation, outside the gardens.
The Society is a registered not for profit organization that has more than 30,000 members across the world. The Head Office of the Botanical Society is located at Kirstenbosch where personnel service available inorder to support the branches and manage projects required by a large organization. By being a member of Botanical Society of South Africa one is part of a large group of individuals from around the world.Read More»