Garden maintenance at Ouma/Erin corner patch


Wednesday Jun 23, 2021 | 14:30-15:30

In preparation for the 2021 winter, we are getting this garden to the next level. The goal is to remove ground cover that is too dense, make place for more sensitive species, remove any remaining grasses and invasives, and get the garden in a good shape for the winter!

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 #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. We have started by removing some of the gras...

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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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