Bloomin’ marvelous

* Above: Two local flower clubs held a very successful flower festival as a fundraiser for Helderberg Hospice this past weekend. The Helderberg Flower Club and Floral Trends created 30 stunning flower arrangements to celebrate 30 years of Hospice care in the Helderberg. Pictured are some of the talented floral artists who impressed visitors to the festival with their creativity and skill.

In the back row, from left, are Cobus Conradie, Carol Larkin, Jannie du Toit and Edith Rule; in the mdidle row, from left, are George Burger, Merle Christie, Sheila Wegener and Pat Holmes; and in the front row, from left, are Betsie Claussen, Ewald Wessels, Kim Zimmerman and Nelly Proud.