Koornhoop Corner - Site #64


Grassy patch with some trees but otherwise not too appealing yet. The idea is to first work on adding nice vegetation next to the path that cuts across.

Garden checklist

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

Planting log

At this site we have planted the following species:

Species Batch Date Quantity Status
Aloe arborescens Batch #24 Jan 21, 2018 3 planted
Senecio talinoides subs. aizoides Batch #35 Jan 21, 2018 6 planted
Cotyledon orbiculata Batch #38 Jan 21, 2018 2 planted
Chasmanthe floribunda Batch #58 Apr 02, 2018 71 planted
Chasmanthe floribunda Batch #64 Apr 07, 2018 23 planted
Lampranthus emarginatus Batch #75 Oct 09, 2018 3 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #76 Oct 09, 2018 1 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #99 Jul 17, 2018 6 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #113 Jan 21, 2018 12 planted
Cotyledon orbiculata Batch #114 Aug 28, 2018 2 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #116 Jan 21, 2018 15 planted
Aloe arborescens Batch #135 Oct 09, 2018 1 planted
Leonotis ocymifolia Batch #145 Aug 21, 2018 17 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #153 Oct 09, 2018 2 planted
Lampranthus glaucus Batch #174 Oct 24, 2019 1 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #182 May 29, 2018 30 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #183 Aug 14, 2018 35 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #188 Jun 02, 2018 50 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #220 Jul 17, 2018 30 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #228 Jul 31, 2018 13 planted
Zantedeschia aethiopica Batch #233 Aug 28, 2018 6 planted
Delosperma cooperi Batch #234 Aug 07, 2018 10 planted
Aloe arborescens Batch #235 Aug 14, 2018 6 planted
Aloe arborescens Batch #235 Oct 09, 2018 1 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #238 Aug 07, 2018 1 planted
Aloe arborescens Batch #245 Oct 09, 2018 3 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #247 Aug 21, 2018 20 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #248 Aug 21, 2018 40 planted
Zantedeschia aethiopica Batch #252 Aug 28, 2018 3 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #270 Sep 11, 2018 20 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #271 Sep 18, 2018 30 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #273 Oct 02, 2018 10 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #274 Oct 02, 2018 30 planted
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Aug 29, 2019 1 planted
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Oct 24, 2019 1 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Aug 29, 2019 2 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Oct 24, 2019 2 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #361 Oct 24, 2019 1 planted
Cotyledon orbiculata Batch #362 Aug 15, 2019 1 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #363 Aug 29, 2019 1 planted
Solanum africanum Batch #364 Oct 24, 2019 2 planted
Ruschia macowanii Batch #365 Aug 15, 2019 2 planted
Ruschia macowanii Batch #365 Oct 24, 2019 1 planted
Elegia tectorum Batch #369 Aug 29, 2019 1 planted
Lampranthus glaucus Batch #370 Aug 29, 2019 3 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #381 Aug 29, 2019 3 planted
Bulbine frutescens Batch #387 Aug 29, 2019 1 planted
Bulbine frutescens Batch #387 Oct 24, 2019 1 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
Watsonia spectabilis 30 I can help!
Blue sage
Salvia africana-caerulea
10 I can help!
Cape agapanthus
Agapanthus africanus
50 I can help!
Cape Myrtle
Myrsine africana
40 I can help!
Christmas berry
Chironia baccifera
30 I can help!
Cobra lily
Chasmanthe floribunda
50 I can help!
Honeyeverlasting
Helichrysum patulum
50 I can help!
Kranz aloe
Aloe arborescens
10 I can help!
Lobster bush
Plectranthus neochilus
100 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
40 I can help!
Silver tree
Leucadendron argenteum
6 I can help!
Silver tree
Leucadendron argenteum
12 I can help!
Small cobra lily
Chasmanthe aethiopica
20 I can help!
Treasure flower
Gazania rigens var. uniflora
40 I can help!
White arum lily
Zantedeschia aethiopica
30 I can help!
Wild rosemary
Eriocephalus africanus
20 I can help!
Wood iris
Dietes iridioides
30 I can help!

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

Past activities

Date Time Title More details
Sunday 21 Jan 2018 18:00-19:00 Planting the first species at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Sunday 28 Jan 2018 17:00-18:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Monday 02 Apr 2018 19:00-19:30 Cobra lilly planting at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 29 May 2018 17:00-18:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Saturday 02 Jun 2018 10:00-11:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 26 Jun 2018 17:00-18:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 17 Jul 2018 15:00-17:00 Gardening at the Koornhoop Corner (Mandela Week) Read more
Tuesday 24 Jul 2018 15:00-16:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 31 Jul 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 07 Aug 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at the Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 21 Aug 2018 17:00-18:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 28 Aug 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at the Koornhoop Corner Read more
Wednesday 05 Sep 2018 13:00-14:00 Gardening at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Tuesday 11 Sep 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 18 Sep 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 25 Sep 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 02 Oct 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 09 Oct 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 16 Oct 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 23 Oct 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 30 Oct 2018 14:30-15:30 Gardening at Koornhoop Read more
Tuesday 04 Dec 2018 15:00-17:00 Koornhoop Corner Community Event - POSTPONED Read more
Wednesday 10 Apr 2019 02:00-02:20 Garden Tour 3 Read more
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 iNaturalist City Nature Challenge Read more
Monday 06 May 2019 09:00-10:00 Garden Maintenance Read more
Tuesday 18 Jun 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Wednesday 19 Jun 2019 11:00-12:00 Garden Maintenance Read more
Tuesday 23 Jul 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Tuesday 06 Aug 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Tuesday 06 Aug 2019 10:00-11:30 Garden Maintenance & Planting Read more
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 11:00-12:30 Garden Maintenance at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Thursday 05 Sep 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird monitoring in Mowbray/Rosebank Read more
Thursday 05 Sep 2019 10:00-12:00 Garden Maintenance Read more
Thursday 03 Oct 2019 09:00-10:00 Garden maintenance at Koornhoop Read more
Monday 07 Oct 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Thursday 24 Oct 2019 09:00-10:00 Garden maintenance at Koornhoop Corner Read more
Friday 22 Nov 2019 09:00-10:00 Weeding at Koornhoop Read more

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