Map of the nine biomes in South Africa (Mucina & Rutherford, 2006)  Image from Researchgate

BIOMES OF SOUTH AFRICA
 

This category is for gardeners keen to use plants from their local region (locally indigenous species) rather than indigenous plants from all over the country. Each regional garden page comes with a short, descriptive paragraph as described by Ernst van Jaarsveld in his 2010 book 'Waterwise Gardening in South Africa and Namibia. View the biome map below.

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REGIONAL GARDENS

Biomes of South Africa