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Company’s Garden landscaping and trees

March 17, 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

R400

Clare Burgess’ highly enjoyable and informative walk is back by popular demand.

Cape Town’s central green lung is full of a variety of trees, stories¬† and landscaping design styles. Some of the plants date back hundreds of years, others have recently been planted.

Initially a farm created and maintained by enslaved labour in the 17th century, Company’s Garden is now surrounded by major South African institutions and is used by many Capetonians to get to and from work or school.

Clare worked at the City for nine years and designed some of the areas. She now has her own awarding landscape architecture practice.

Clare is an active local champion of the value of trees, especially in the urban environment; she is the co-founder and chair of TreeKeepers Cape Town.

As a lecturer at both the University of Cape Town and Cape Peninsula University of Technology, she brought her students to the Garden.

I will cover briefly history and sculpture in the Garden.

Cost per person: R400 or R300 if paying before March; free for full time landscape students and long term unemployed

To book: kate@cultureconnectsa.com WhatsApp +27 72 377 8014

Start and finish at Coffee At The Vine and Heritage Shop

17 Queen Victoria St

Company’s Garden (near the Company’s Garden Restaurant)

Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000

 

Details

Date:
March 17, 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
R400
Event Category:

Venue

17 Queen Victoria Street
Company's Garden
Cape Town, South Africa
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