Gardening awards

Back, from left, Ashton Bosch, from Steenberg, Clive Brown, from Montagu Village, southern suburbs facilitator Natasha de Leeuw, Shaun Bosch, from Steenberg, and Charles Mathlay, from Hill View. In front are Ragmat Molté, from Steenberg, Rachel Davids, from Retreat, and Betty Daniels, from Cafda.

Gardeners, who transformed their yards from unused spaces into food gardens and sanctuaries of peace received top honours at Soil for Life’s 2019 Home Food Gardening Awards in Mitchell’s Plain. Home gardeners complete a 12-week programme, which include step-by-step tuition, home visits and resources to grow their own food.