N2 patch - Site #20


This sites sits on the corner of the N2 and Liesbeek Parkway, adjacent to Damlin in Mowbray. It is a large patch of grass that has recently been fenced. Since then it has been used more, seemingly because people feel contained.

Carol plans to extend the existing honeysuckle patch with a row honeysuckle plants of four different colours. She will also be planting spekboom. Carol will add sunbird-friendly plants to this patch to add to the number of patches of green forming sunbird stepping-stones linking Table Mountain to Rondebosch Common.

Next activity

Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank (Oct 07, 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
Leonotis ocymifolia Batch #145 Aug 21, 2018 6 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #151 May 22, 2018 16 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #151 Jul 30, 2018 2 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #189 Jun 23, 2018 100 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #189 Jun 27, 2018 150 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #222 Jul 30, 2018 4 planted
Delosperma cooperi Batch #232 Aug 06, 2018 18 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #239 Aug 06, 2018 1 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #240 Aug 13, 2018 97 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #241 Aug 06, 2018 7 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #247 Aug 20, 2018 40 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #248 Aug 21, 2018 5 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #272 Sep 18, 2018 10 planted

Corridors

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

Rondebosch Common - Table Mountain Corridor

Status: Ongoing

Timeframe: 2017-2021

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
Lampranthus emarginatus 200 I can help!
Watsonia spectabilis 100 I can help!
Blue sage
Salvia africana-caerulea
15 I can help!
Cape honeysuckle
Tecoma capensis
100 I can help!
Cobra lily
Chasmanthe floribunda
100 I can help!
Honeyeverlasting
Helichrysum patulum
30 I can help!
Small cobra lily
Chasmanthe aethiopica
100 I can help!
White arum lily
Zantedeschia aethiopica
100 I can help!
Wild rosemary
Eriocephalus africanus
70 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
Monday 07 Oct 2019 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank 08:30-09:00 Read more

Past activities

Date Time Title More details
Sunday 01 Oct 2017 14:00-16:00 Clearing and planting corner N2 and Liesbeek Parkway Read more
Tuesday 22 May 2018 17:00-18:00 Gardening at Liesbeek Parkway Read more
Thursday 14 Jun 2018 14:00-15:00 Gardening along Liesbeek Parkway CANCELED Read more
Saturday 23 Jun 2018 10:00-11:30 Gardening along Liesbeek Parkway - NEW LOCATION Read more
Wednesday 27 Jun 2018 10:00-11:00 Gardening along Liesbeek Parkway Read more
Monday 09 Jul 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Read more
Tuesday 17 Jul 2018 10:00-12:00 Gardening at the N2 Patch (Mandela Week) Read more
Monday 23 Jul 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Wednesday 25 Jul 2018 13:00-14:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 30 Jul 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 06 Aug 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 13 Aug 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 20 Aug 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 27 Aug 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 10 Sep 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 17 Sep 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 01 Oct 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 08 Oct 2018 11:00-12:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 15 Oct 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 22 Oct 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 29 Oct 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 05 Nov 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 12 Nov 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 19 Nov 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Monday 26 Nov 2018 09:00-10:00 Gardening at N2 Patch Read more
Wednesday 10 Apr 2019 01:45-02:00 Garden Tour 2 Read more
Thursday 25 Apr 2019 09:00-10:00 Garden Maintenance Read more
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 iNaturalist City Nature Challenge Read more
Wednesday 05 Jun 2019 11:00-12:00 Garden Maintenance Read more
Tuesday 18 Jun 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Tuesday 23 Jul 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Tuesday 06 Aug 2019 09:30-10:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Thursday 05 Sep 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Thursday 12 Sep 2019 11:00-12:00 Garden Maintenance Read more

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