David Profit Fynbos Peace Garden - Site #96

Bonteheuwel Walking Ladies

Group associated with this site

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

Peace garden Tea (Sep 14, 2019)

Read more about
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
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

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.

Communitree Newsletter

Receive our monthly updates in your mailbox

Our sponsors

We thank our 2019 sponsors for their support in our work. If your company or organisation wants to help support Communitree, click here to get in touch.