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  • A Beginner’s Guide to Terrarium Gardening

    R270

    This book includes 52 projects that teach you how to create a wide variety of terrariums-from open-air containers, like bowls, to jars and hanging decorations. No matter how you choose to display them, terrariums are a whimsical, easy and inexpensive addition to your home.

  • Blue Ice: Travels in Antarctica

    R310

    In Blue Ice, award-winning travel writing Don Pinnock journeys to the seventh continent – the last to be discovered. He explores what drew Cook, Bellingshausen, Shackleton, Scott and other adventurers and naturalists to this vast terrain. With sensitive descriptions and startling photography, he travels into the heart of Antarctica’s wilderness and explores the intimate relationship between Cape Town and the frozen south.

  • Dune: Book 1

    R380

    Dune, Frank Herbert’s epic science-fiction masterpiece set in the far future amidst a sprawling feudal interstellar society, tells the story of Paul Atreides as he and his family accept control of the desert planet Arrakis

  • Entangled Life

    R330

    In this captivating adventure, Merlin Sheldrake explores the spectacular and neglected world of fungi: endlessly surprising organisms that sustain nearly all living systems.

  • Field guide to Succulents in South Africa

    R450

    This user-friendly, richly illustrated field guide features more than 700 southern African succulents, focusing on the most interesting and commonly encountered species. An introduction to families and their key features will help readers identify the relevant plant group, while concise accounts describing the plants’ diagnostic features, along with distribution maps, will enable quick ID of species.

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    Figuring – Maria Popova

    R300

    NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who…

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    Grow Clivias

    The first scientific collection of a Clivia species (C. nobilis) was made by an English naturalist, traveler, artist and author, William J. Burchell (1781 – 1863).

  • Grow Restios

    R65

    A guide to the propagation and cultivation of South African Restios.  Part of the Kirstenbosch gardening series

  • Into the wild – An exotic woodland coloring book

    R290

    Journey through dream-like forest scenes and encounter real and fabulous creatures in this gorgeous new colouring book by Daisy Fletcher, creator of Birdtopia . Beginning in a woodland world of otters, badgers, foxes and deer, the pages gradually transport you deeper into a flower forest, a magical environment populated with rare and mythical animals such as caracals, muntjacs and ibex. Colour your way through exotic and wonderful plants – Candy Cane Sorrel, Passion Flowers and giant Cacti – and you may even discover the fabled unicorn.

  • Journey in Natural Dyeing

    R370

    Journeys in Natural Dyeing shares the story of Kristine Vejar and Adrienne Rodriguez’s travels to four countries—Iceland, Mexico, Japan, and Indonesia—where they visited natural dyers who use locally-sourced dyes to create textiles that evoke beauty, a connection to their environment, and showcase their mastery of skill.

  • My first book of Southern African Wildlife

    R260

    My First Book of Southern African Wildlife introduces the young reader to a selection of southern Africa’s most commonly seen and fascinating wildlife species.

  • Quick Id guide: Wildflowers of the Cape Peninsula

    R150

    Written with the non-specialist in mind, this guide is a must-have for flower lovers, hikers, tour guides and tourists – anyone interested in identifying the wild flowers that grace the Cape Peninsula.

  • Spring Cannot be Cancelled : David Hockney in Normandy

    R560

    So when Covid-19 and lockdown struck, it made little difference to life at La Grande Cour, the centuries-old Normandy farmhouse where Hockney set up a studio a year before, in time to paint the arrival of spring. In fact, he relished the enforced isolation as an opportunity for even greater devotion to his art.

  • The Plant Hunter’s Atlas

    R680

    It harnesses the power of its science, the rich diversity of its gardens and collections to unearth why plants and fungi matter to everyone. Its aspiration is to end the extinction crisis and help create a world where nature and biodiversity are protected, valued and managed sustainably.

  • 100 Facts: Planet Earth

    R110

    Climb mountains, cross deserts, and explore the deepest oceans

  • An Inconvenient Truth: The Planetary Emergency of Global Warming and What We Can Do About It

    R220

    The truth about the climate crisis is an inconvenient one that means we are going to have to change the way we live our lives. Our climate crisis may at times appear to be happening slowly, but in fact it is happening very quickly – and has become a true planetary emergency. The Chinese expression for crisis consists of two characters. The first is a symbol for danger; the second is a symbol for opportunity. In order to face down the danger that is stalking us and move through it, we first have to recognize that we are facing a crisis.