Site #10


Identifier of this site

Vuyo is one of the most active gardeners in Delft. He has various vegetable plots behind his house (in addition to his chickens and geese), but this particular patch that can be seen in the photos should be replaced by plants that have medicinal value.

Why is this important?

This site is located in Delft. Delft is a low-income area on the Cape Flats. The vegetation originally found here was the Cape Flats Dune Strandveld. This type of vegetation is unique to Cape Town but it is rapidly disappearing. The first step in re-establishing this vegetation throughout the Cape Flats is by securing the soil and providing wind-breaks and shelter and food for both people and animals.

Read more about our greening strategy

Below is the list with the different species that can be grown on this site. These species would contribute to the greening of , and would fit in with a wider greening strategy for Cape Town. However, this vision is only a proposal and we invite you to comment on it. Are there any other species that would do well? Are there particular uses for this site that we should take into consideration? Do you have a spectacular vision for the plot? Do you have any ideas to involve the wider community? Please let us know!

Wish List Overview

Item Quantity Pledge support
Bitter aloe
Aloe ferox
3 I can help!
Cancer bush
Lessertia frutescens
3 I can help!
Helichrysum petiolare
5 I can help!
Garlic buchu
Agathosma apiculata
4 I can help!
Kranz aloe
Aloe arborescens
2 I can help!
Wild dagga
Leonotis leonurus
5 I can help!
Artemisia afra
2 I can help!

If you can help growing any of these species, click the blue button in the table above.

Past activities

Date Time More details
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 Read more

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