Gardening courses

NPO Soil for Life is inviting residents of Philippi; Bishop Lavis; Cafda; Steenberg; Harare, Makhaya and Makhaza in Khayelitsha, and Westridge and Portland in Mitchell’s Plain to join their Home Food Gardens course, starting in September. Learn how to grow your own organic vegetables and create a healthier life for you and your family. No experience is needed. The course costs R15 a person, which includes 12 weeks of training, ongoing support and a vegetable garden starter kit including seeds, compost, mulch and seedlings. The course starts during the second week of September. The exact day will be confirmed with the participants once they have confirmed that they will be attending and would also depend on which area they are in. For more information or to register, contact Soil for Life on 021 794 4982 or Soil for Life is on a mission to grow healthy soil, people and communities. Since 2002 Soil for Life has trained thousands of home food gardeners, the majority of whom live in low-income areas. Pictured is Moeneera Anthony who did the Soil for Life Home Food Gardens course in Mitchell’s Plain.