Planting at Alma & Liesbeek Corner Patch


Thursday Apr 18, 2019 | 16:00-17:00

We will start off this plot by carving out a corner where we'll put in some carpobrothus and bulbs of cobra lilies.

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 #127

Rosebank

This is a great corner plot that is just across from the Liesbeek River. It's a big grassy patch that gets quite some sun. There is lots of potential. ...

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Coordinates: -33.95415, 18.4752 | Google Maps | Open Street Maps

Getting there

This site is located on the corner of Alma Road and Liesbeek Parkway.

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