Site #2


Grace

Identifier of this site

There is a large, empty area behind Grace's house. This area is mostly sheltered from the wind, but the soil is poor and very sandy. After stabilising the soil, Grace would love to introduce some colour to her garden.


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

Wish List

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
Cape agapanthus
Agapanthus africanus
6 I can help!
March flower
Haemanthus coccineus
6 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
4 I can help!
Small cobra lily
Chasmanthe aethiopica
4 I can help!
Sour fig
Carpobrotus edulis
10 I can help!
Wild dagga
Leonotis leonurus
4 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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