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Gardening for Birds Course - by Mariana Delport

Gardening for Birds Course - by Mariana Delport

The Tygerberg Bird Club will host a half day course presented by Mariana Delport on Gardening for Birds.

The course will cover:

  • Creating various habitats to make your garden more bird-friendly
  • The plants to plant to attract various bird species to your garden,
    namely, fruit eaters, seed eaters, insect eaters, etc.
  • How to manage your garden to make it more bird-friendly
  • Making your own compost
  • Alternatives for poisons / insecticides
  • To feed or not to feed


Saturday, 30 July 2011
Time: 08h30 for 09h00 – 13h00


Kristo Pienaar Environmental Centre, Tygerberg Nature Reserve

Course Fees

TBC Members R80 / Non-TBC Members R100
TBC Student Members R40 / Non-TBC Students R50 (Full-time Study Only)

Tea/Coffee included


Contact: Mariana Delport
Tel: 021 9192282 / 082 460 4847
e-mail: [email protected]


Contact: Helene Thompson
Tel: 021 9764079 / 082 222 3968
E-mail: [email protected]

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