David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden - Site #96


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

Next activity

Final weeding at David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden (Oct 23, 2019)

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Garden checklist

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

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
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Jul 24, 2019 6 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Jul 24, 2019 6 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #361 Jul 24, 2019 10 planted
Solanum africanum Batch #364 Jul 24, 2019 2 planted
Ruschia macowanii Batch #365 Jul 24, 2019 4 planted
Carpobrotus edulis Batch #366 Jun 12, 2019 50 planted
Otholobium bracteolatum Batch #368 Jul 24, 2019 1 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #400 Jul 24, 2019 10 planted

Corridors

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

Black River Tributaries Corridor

Status: Seeking funding

Timeframe: 2019 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!
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 Title More details
Wednesday 23 Oct 2019 Final weeding at David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden 11:00-12:00 Read more
Wednesday 27 Nov 2019 Final Ball at David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden 11:00-12:00 Read more

Past activities

Date Time Title More details
Wednesday 30 Jan 2019 11:00-14:30 Introducing Fynbos Read more
Wednesday 20 Feb 2019 11:00-13:30 Beginner's Fynbos Propagation Read more
Wednesday 20 Mar 2019 11:00-12:30 Weeding workshop Read more
Wednesday 27 Mar 2019 10:00-15:00 Bird Outing to Rondevlei Read more
Wednesday 10 Apr 2019 11:00-12:30 Advanced Plant Propagation Read more
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 iNaturalist City Nature Challenge Read more
Wednesday 15 May 2019 11:00-12:30 Landscaping Read more
Wednesday 12 Jun 2019 11:00-12:30 Continuation of Landscaping Read more
Monday 17 Jun 2019 10:00-11:00 Youth Day - David Profit Peace Garden Read more
Tuesday 25 Jun 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Bonteheuwel Read more
Wednesday 17 Jul 2019 00:00-00:00 Madiba Day Final Planting Read more
Wednesday 17 Jul 2019 11:00-12:00 Madiba day Read more
Wednesday 24 Jul 2019 11:00-12:00 Planting out at David Profit Peace Garden Read more
Tuesday 30 Jul 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Bonteheuwel Read more
Tuesday 13 Aug 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird monitoring in Bonteheuwel Read more
Wednesday 14 Aug 2019 11:00-12:30 Benches Maintanance Read more
Friday 13 Sep 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Bonteheuwel Read more
Saturday 14 Sep 2019 11:00-12:30 Peace garden Tea Read more
Wednesday 18 Sep 2019 12:30-14:30 Arbor Day tree planting and Green Peace Yellow Peace debate Read more
Friday 11 Oct 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird watching at David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden Read more

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