Environmental training course for garden workers

2016-04-19 06:00

HILLCREST Conservancy is offering an intensive half-day training course to assist and uplift one’s gardener’s skills. The course will give a brief overview of the importance of our natural environment (your garden) and the need to preserve it.

The course covers:

• The benefit of indigenous gardens.

• Safety in the garden and awareness of risks.

• Most common alien plant identification and eradication.

The course is aimed at educating your gardener and providing him/her with the skills to ensure that your garden complies to some extent with the Alien Plant Control Regulations. It will assist in making your garden a safe working environment and of which you will be proud.

The course will be held on Friday 27 May at Kingfisher Centre in Springside Nature Reserve, 93 Springside Road, Hillcrest from 8am to 1 pm at R70 per delegate per half-day.

Tea will be provided, but delegates must bring their own lunch.

Inquiries and bookings, contact Ian Pattrick e-mail: ianvpattrick@gmail. com

Note: early booking advised as numbers are limited to ensure each attendee receives personal attention

Advance payment to confirm your booking: EFT Payment preferred as cash deposit fees reduce your payment alt. cash payments with your details may be handed to a committee member

Account name: Hillcrest Conservancy, Standard Bank Hillcrest, branch code: 045 726, account number: 254131174

Provide your name and “Course Fee” as reference then e-mail confirmation of payment to hillcrestcon servancy@gmail.com or to our treasurer at c/o PO Box 1882, Hillcrest, 3650. Proceeds go to Hillcrest Conservancy projects, e.g. IAP control and education. Hillcrest Conservancy is a non-profit group of volunteers and relies on your support to protect the environment. - Supplied.


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