Author: Madre du Plessis

20 June 2011

The Cape Bird Club presents:

A half-day course by Mariana Delport: Gardening for birds and other wildlife.

If you are a gardener and a bird enthusiast and are keen to find out what part you can play in the conservation and well-being of birds right in your own garden, BOOK NOW for this course!

Saturday 17 March 2012

8h30  for 9h00 – 13h00

Venue: Nassau Centre, Groote Schuur High School, Palmyra Road, Newlands

Course Fee: Club Members R85; Non-Members R105; Student Members R65; Student Non-Members R 80 (full-time study only).

Enquiries and Bookings: Judith Crosswell

Tel/Fax: 021 671 1787 (after 6pm)


Payment: Deposit into CBC Bank Account No. 1046380400, Nedbank, Claremont Branch, Code 10 46 09.

Please provide Reference: Surname & Initial + GARDEN.

Booking will be confirmed only upon receipt of proof of deposit by fax or e-mail.

Mariana Delport is a keen naturalist with a passionate interest in botany and birding, as well as in other wildlife. She is a keen gardener and is becoming well known for her gardening presentations.  She will discuss how to create and manage various habitats to make your garden more bird friendly, which plants to use to attract various bird species to your garden and will cover issues such as whether to feed or not feed birds in your garden. She will also give tips on how to make your own compost, as well as what alternatives you can use for pesticides.

Course notes will be provided.

You need to bring only a pen or pencil.

Books and plants will be on sale.