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Saturday, March 15, 2014


Music Revival presents a light, fresh and elegant selection for a Sunday morning prior to the Open Garden Talk. The concert, featuring Christopher Duigan on the piano, takes place tomorrow (March 16) in the studio from 11h00 to 12h15 followed by an opportunity to picnic in the indigenous garden, or on the verandah in case of inclement weather. A short talk My Gardening Philosophy with Professor Barry Lovegrove takes place in the garden at 15h00.

Barry Lovegrove's garden is well-known for its inspired hard landscaping, its creative use of pots, an abundance of succulents and its indigenous character. Join the KZN Inland branch of the Botanical Society to explore Barry's gardening philosophy at a very special talk in his garden Patrons are welcome to arrive from 12h30 after the concert with picnic baskets and chairs/blankets to enjoy the garden. Indigenous plants from Vallea Vista Nursery will be on sale in the garden on the day. All proceeds from the talk will support Botanical Education by bringing learners to the KZN National Botanical Garden for educational visits. Tickets for the talk are R50 (R15 children/learners). To book contact Christina on 033 260 5146, 082 062 2939 (SMS) or

The concert and the talk take place on March 16 at 'Casa Mexicana', 35 Montgomery Drive, Athlone in Pietermaritzburg. There is secure parking. Tickets R100 includes teas, coffee and other refreshments from 10h30. Booking is essential on or Music Revival on 033 342 3051.