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The course participants introducing them selves to each other. Here we have Colin, Carlene, Enid, Felicity, Penny-Jane, Erica, Linda and Marina.

The weather was perfect for gardening. The group divided themselves into 3 groups and each group created a different garden.

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Compost, gardening tools, plants , old coke bottles and wood were all gathered up with which everyone used to create their gardens.

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Everyone frantically busy creating their gardens.

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Enid planting seeds. Enid looks after orphans in Kayalitsha and is starting to grow food to feed them.

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Deep in design thought and discussion.

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Linda sprinkling the crushed egg shells to deter the snails.

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Even our resident  Cape Angulate Tortoise came along to see what all the activity was all about.

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Erica, Justin and Enid created “The Sweet Garden” due to the fact that a worm farm was incorporated, the vegetables planted are sweet and Lavender which will attract the bees.

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Carlene and Felicity (Linda had to leave early) show us their “Pizza Garden” Fabulous to go outside and pick fresh produce for your Pizza!

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Colin, Marina and Penny-Jane created a useful plants garden, consisting of herbal plants.

A wonderful fun workshop was had by all. After the last 2 days rain the plants will be growing actively in no time at all.

 

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