Phillipskop Eco Brick Project

Boys sitting on Ecobrick stools

Eco Bricks are plastic bottles stuffed full of plastic waste. Why should we bother with them? We live in an incredible world, and Phillipskop Mountain Reserve happens to be situated in one of the most beautiful parts. We are privileged to enjoy the species rich fynbos flora, amazing animal life…

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Blue Rockets

Aristea capitata (Iridaceae) Bloukanol

The Bloukanol, Aristea bakeri and Aristea capitata, are two plants that no-one can miss when the the flowers are open. Standing proud of the fynbos, they produce tall spikes of large deep blue flowers. This has given them another common name, Blouvuurpyl or Blue Rocket. No other fynbos plant comes…

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