Brenda Clarke

BRENDA CLARKE studied Botany at the University of Pretoria and worked as a microbiologist, doing flower painting as a hobby. After retirement she travelled extensively in northern South Africa combining two of her interests - bird watching and collecting material for this book. She has illustrated several books written by Eve Palmer: 'The South African Herbal' (1985), 'Under the Olive' (1989), Return to Camdeboo' (1992) and 'A Gardener's Year' (1995).