St Georges Liesbeek Patch - Site #103


A Patch below the Liesbeek bridge in Durban road

Next activity

Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank (Oct 10, 2019)

Garden checklist

  • Initial assessment
  • Removal of invasive aliens
  • Landscaping
  • Planting of pioneers species
  • Planting of insect and bird species
  • Planting of specialist species
  • Place-making

Planting log

At this site we have planted the following species:

Species Batch Date Quantity Status
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #21 Apr 23, 2019 13 planted
Lampranthus glaucus Batch #174 Jul 24, 2019 2 planted
Zantedeschia aethiopica Batch #196 Apr 03, 2019 1 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #298 Apr 23, 2019 4 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #299 Apr 23, 2019 10 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #300 Apr 23, 2019 2 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #301 Apr 23, 2019 6 planted
Portulacaria afra Batch #302 Apr 23, 2019 19 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #326 Apr 03, 2019 25 planted
Delosperma cooperi Batch #327 Apr 03, 2019 25 planted
Tulbaghia capensis Batch #329 Apr 03, 2019 20 planted
Gazania rigens var. rigens Batch #338 Apr 23, 2019 10 planted
Chasmanthe aethiopica Batch #357 Jun 20, 2019 11 planted
Leonotis leonurus Batch #358 Jul 31, 2019 1 planted
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Jul 24, 2019 3 planted
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Jul 31, 2019 1 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Jul 24, 2019 3 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Jul 31, 2019 1 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #361 Jul 24, 2019 5 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #361 Jul 31, 2019 5 planted
Cotyledon orbiculata Batch #362 Jul 31, 2019 2 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #363 Jul 24, 2019 5 planted
Ruschia macowanii Batch #365 Jul 24, 2019 2 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #366 Jun 20, 2019 20 planted
Otholobium bracteolatum Batch #368 Jul 24, 2019 1 planted
Otholobium bracteolatum Batch #368 Jul 31, 2019 1 planted
Lampranthus glaucus Batch #370 Jun 20, 2019 4 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #371 Jun 21, 2019 5 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #371 Jul 24, 2019 24 planted
Tetragonia fruticosa Batch #375 Jun 20, 2019 2 planted

Corridors

This garden is part of the following corridor(s):

Liesbeek River Corridor

Status: Ongoing

Timeframe: 2018 onwards

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
Solanum africanum 4 I can help!
Brown Sage
Salvia africana-lutea
15 I can help!
Cape Town pea
Otholobium bracteolatum
5 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
5 I can help!
Rose-scented pelargonium
Pelargonium capitatum
14 I can help!
Silver arctotis
Arctotis stoechadifolia
14 I can help!
Sour fig
Carpobrotus edulis
20 I can help!
Wild rosemary
Eriocephalus africanus
15 I can help!

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

Upcoming activities

Date Time Title More details
Thursday 10 Oct 2019 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank 08:00-08:30 Read more

Past activities

Date Time Title More details
Wednesday 27 Feb 2019 15:00-16:00 Site Visit Read more
Wednesday 06 Mar 2019 15:00-16:00 Beginner's Fynbos Propagation Read more
Wednesday 17 Apr 2019 14:00-15:30 Advanced Plant Propagation Read more
Tuesday 23 Apr 2019 11:00-12:00 St George's planting day Read more
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 iNaturalist City Nature Challenge Read more
Thursday 20 Jun 2019 13:00-14:00 St George's planting day Read more
Thursday 18 Jul 2019 08:30-10:30 Mandela day Sour fig planting Read more
Wednesday 24 Jul 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Wednesday 24 Jul 2019 15:00-16:00 Planting out Read more
Wednesday 31 Jul 2019 15:00-16:00 Planting out Read more
Wednesday 07 Aug 2019 09:30-10:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Wednesday 21 Aug 2019 15:00-16:00 St George's planting day Read more
Wednesday 04 Sep 2019 15:00-16:00 St Georges Weeding event Read more
Monday 09 Sep 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more

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