Garden maintenance at Tow path with FoL


Friday Sep 27, 2019 | 10:00-12:00

Communitree and Friends of the Liesbeek will be weeding at the Sun path garden as well as extending the Sour Fig Challenge patch.

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 #53

Rosebank

This area is known as the "Sun Path", set up by the Friends of the Rosebank and Mowbray Green Belt (FROG). It is a beautiful stretch along the Liesbeek, providing a fantastic piece of indige...

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Coordinates: -33.94918, 18.47745 | Google Maps | Open Street Maps

Getting there

By public transport and walking: From Mowbray train and taxi rank, walk down Durban Road, away from Table Mountain. Cross over the robots of Liesbeek Parkway and turn right immediately after the bridge of Liesbeek River and walk along the pathway parallel to the river. We are at the mid point of the pathway. Google: 1 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray
If your taxi comes into town past Redcross Children's Hospital, get off after the hospital at the Caltex/Puma garage on Klipfontein Road, walk to Hill Park Road and turn left own this road. We are at the end of this dead-end road.
By bicycle: Ride along Liesbeek Parkway cycle path. At the corner of Durban/Klipfontein and Liesbeek Parkway, turn down Durban/Klipfontein away from Table Mountain, and cross over Liesbeek River. On the other side of Liesbeek River turn right onto the pathway parallel to the river immediately after the bridge. Go around the large box in the middle of the pathway and meet us at the midpoint of the pathway. Google: 1 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray
Car: Google: 1 Hill Park Lane, Mowbray

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