Planting out


Wednesday Jun 12, 2019 | 11:00-12:30

Planting out the plants

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

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Greening Site #96

Bonteheuwel

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 ...

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Coordinates: -33.94637, 18.54433 | Google Maps | Open Street Maps

Getting there

Take the N2 towards the airport and take the Jakes Gerwel Drive turnoff and turn towards Langa/Bonteheuwel. Turn right at the second robots into Jakkelsvlei and take the first right into Cassia Street. Turn left at the T-junction into Cammellia Street. Turn left into David profit and the garden will be seen on your left "Peace Garden' painted in yellow just after your round the bend.

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