David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden - Site #96


Bonteheuwel Walking Ladies

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A piece of sidewalk next to the entrance to the Church of the Resurrection on David Profit Street in Bonteheuwel. This site started off covered in weedy grass that was layered over rubble but will be turned into a beuatiful garden for the residents of David Profit Street and the congregation of the church

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iNaturalist City Nature Challenge (Apr 26, 2019)


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Bonteheuwel Walking Ladies


Why is this important?

This site is located in Bonteheuwel. Bonteheuwel is located in close proximity to Table Mountain, and there is a lot of potential to create 'stepping stones' within the area that allow animals (like birds) to come down from Table Mountain and expand their territory, possibly connecting with other areas in the region. However, in order to have a funcional network of stepping stones it is important that the right species are planted throughout the neighbourhood, and that there are sufficient green sites in the area.

Read more about our greening strategy

Planting log

At this site we have planted the following species:

Species Batch Date Quantity Status
Gazania rigens var. rigens Batch #66 Feb 20, 2019 9 planted
Portulacaria afra Batch #255 Feb 20, 2019 4 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #299 Feb 20, 2019 20 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #311 Feb 20, 2019 20 planted
Plectranthus neochilus Batch #312 Feb 20, 2019 5 planted
Gazania rigens var. uniflora Batch #326 Apr 03, 2019 15 planted
Delosperma cooperi Batch #327 Apr 03, 2019 40 planted

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!
Elands sour fig
Carpobrotus acinaciformis
3 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
5 I can help!
Rose-scented pelargonium
Pelargonium capitatum
14 I can help!
Sea Tentfig
Ruschia macowanii
7 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 More details
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 Read more
Wednesday 15 May 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more
Wednesday 12 Jun 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more
Wednesday 17 Jul 2019 11:00-12:00 Read more
Wednesday 14 Aug 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more
Saturday 14 Sep 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more
Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 11:00-12:00 Read more
Wednesday 27 Nov 2019 11:00-12:00 Read more

Past activities

Date Time More details
Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 11:00-14:30 Read more
Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 11:00-13:30 Read more
Wednesday 20 Mar 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more
Wednesday 27 Mar 2019 10:00-15:00 Read more
Wednesday 10 Apr 2019 11:00-12:30 Read more

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