Gardening at Park Road Middlemannetjie (Mandela Week)

Saturday Jul 21, 2018 | 09:00-11:00

During our Saturday session we will be gardening for two hours to work on general cleaning, weeding, and beautifying the chosen site. This is the last day of our week long activities to celebrate Mandela day.

About Gardening activities

During gardening events, we go out to a public greening site and work on general maintenance, cleaning, and upkeep of the plot. These events are key in our activities and they have a huge public impact. By keeping (often formerly abandoned) plots in good shape, the public space often transforms from an eyesore and underused space to an inviting space.

During the gardening events we often work on chores like cutting back or removing grass, cleaning up the space (littering is often an issue), removing weeds, taking care of the plants, and improving the soil. You do not need any gardening experience to join these events. The only thing that really matters is your enthusiasm to participate in public gardening! But if you do have some equipment, always feel free to bring this along. Especially useful are:

- Spades
- Cutters
- Garbage bags
- Gloves

Greening Site #71


A road verge at the centre of Park Road where it meets Campground Road. This verge is between Rondebosch Common and the Silwood Triangle, and area that was previously a part of the Rondebosch Common a...


Coordinates: -33.95965, 18.47927 | Google Maps | Open Street Maps

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