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Where have all the flowers gone? Flowers out of season in Nieuwoudtville
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Where have all the flowers gone? Flowers out of season in Nieuwoudtville

Sanna and a few of her co-workers are sitting in the shade of a large warehouse that, when it is peak production time, is probably filled with trays of bulbs. They're all in royal blue overalls and beginning to think about packing up to go home when we show up...
Louriesfontein and Calvinia – sommer net passing through
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Louriesfontein and Calvinia – sommer net passing through

'Just what is so important that it warrants a drive through to Louriesfontein?' my other half comments dubiously whilst thumbing through his recent acquisition - a book brimming over with the plant types we can hope to see around Nieuwoudtville – millions of t...
A farm in Nieuwoudtville – Quiver trees, remoteness and skies like never before …
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A farm in Nieuwoudtville – Quiver trees, remoteness and skies like never before …

Where the Hantam Karoo meets Cape fynbos is a little hamlet of a village called Nieuwoudtville. From mid-July until September the town annually hums as it plays host to the flower season - the time of year when bulbs deliver the goods and blossom forth, produc...