HOW TO START A GARDEN WITH ONLY A FEW CENTS! . . .
and learn English, Xhosa and Afrikaans.
We are proud to announce the release of our first book, published by JUTA, a distillation of years of experience in the field. This book is also an adult literacy textbook and you can now learn English,
Xhosa and Afrikaans by digging your own backyard garden! We hope that it will in future become available in all eleven languages.
You can buy your copy (R30 plus postage) direct from Abalimi – just send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request and we will advise you on your next steps.
MAYFORD Seed Company, OLD MUTUAL and THE BOTANICAL SOCIETY OF SA made it possible to keep costs down and supply ABALIMI with 1 000 copies for use in the field. By buying this book you will also be supporting our work in the Cape Flats townships.
GREENING SOLUTIONS – a guidebook for schools and gardens – Cape Flats edition.
This work manual has been produced by ABALIMI, with the support of OLD MUTUAL, The GREEN TRUST/WWF and The BOTANICAL SOCIETY OF S.A.. It is filled with practical ideas drawn from years of experience on grounds planning, water-wise indigenous landscaping, lawn establishment, fertilisation, plant varieties, recycling, supplier contacts and more. It is not yet available to the general public, but is on trial at selected schools and organisations on the Cape Flats.