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Bring in Spring with Thuli Madonsela at the Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden

  • October 29, 2022

The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden starts Spring with an exciting cleansing experience this September.

Johannesburg – The Spring season is here and if there’s one thing most people can agree on, is that Spring is one of the most favorable season of the year. Spring brings warm weather; blossoming flowers and fresh green leaves, but one of the best benefits of Spring would probably be the outdoor activities.

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden entrance / Supplied: Expedia

After a long period of COVID-19, more South Africans are looking to spend time outdoors and this could be the perfect opportunity.

A relaxing area at the Walter Sisulu botanical gardens
A relaxing area at the Walter Sisulu botanical gardens

A relaxing area at the Walter Sisulu botanical gardens. Picture: Supplied

The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden will be welcoming the warm weather and fresh and colorful flowers with a celebration. On the 18 September 2022, at 6am, Makhosi Vulamasango of the Credo Mutwa Cultural Village and daughter of the late Credo Mutwa, will be welcoming the sunrise with an incantation – a ritual to cleanse the area. Former public protector and current Stellenbosch law professor Thuli Madonsela is expected to make a special appearance.

The daughter of the late Credo Mutwa.
The daughter of the late Credo Mutwa.

Makhosi Vulamasango, daughter of the late Credo Mutwa. Picture: Supplied

The sun is the source of all life on Earth. We look forward to the long, lovely summer months. The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden opens every morning at 6am so that visitors can enjoy the full richness our garden
offers, including our breath-taking hiking trail and the beautiful, landscaped spaces.

Xolelwa Mokoena – Garden curator

A relaxing spot at the JHB Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
A relaxing spot at the JHB Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

The Johannesburg Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden offers relaxing spaces to sit and enjoy nature with a loved one or by yourself. Picture: Supplied

Attendees will have various activities to

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