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THE GROWCERY CAMP

Author: vic

Bougainvilleas-

Our Bougainvilleas are blooming

We have many Bougainvilleas at the camp, and they are all in full bloom. Having an explosion of colours here in the Richtersveld is quite lovely. After the hot Richtersveld summer, we are enjoying cooler days during the winter which provides us with an opportunity to grow all sorts of plants that is more accustomed to
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Quinine Tree

Our Quinine Tree

We love our trees and our Quinine Tree is one of our favourites because of its variety of medicinal uses and its natural beauty. Check it out on the lawn right in front of the bar the next time you visit The Growcery. The Quinine Tree (Rauvolfia Caffra) varies from 5 to 20 meters in Height with a pale yellowish-brown t
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Richtersveld Rains

Heavy Richtersveld Rains in April 2018

The heavy Richtersveld Rains in April we saw the first high water on the Orange River in 4 years! What a sight! The river increased by approximately 3.5 m and peaked at about 500 cubic meters/s. April also saw sporadic heavy downpours in the area, which is a rare occurrence for us.
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Growcery Greenery

Introducing The Growcery Greenery

The Growcery Greenery is a new concept to the Growcery camp. We produce and supply Fresh Herbs for the camp as well as the local South African market. By using the Richtersveld's warm winter season to our advantage, we can produce herbs all year around.
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