n SA Irrigation = SA Besproeiing - Grand greenhouse renovation : insight

Volume 28, Issue 1
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Extracted from text ... insight Johannesburg city's 100-year-old Victorian conservatory - a formerly majestic glass greenhouse or 'hothouse' located in Joubert Park - is being renovated at present by the Greenhouse Project (GHP) to the tune of R3-million, funded by the National Lotteries Board. While currently going ahead as planned, this process of renovation has not been without controversy. The conservatory is sorely in need of repair and renewal, and without GHP's intervention would have been lost to the city as it fell into dereliction. Though pipes are rusty, glass panes shattered and the pulleys that once ventilated the fantastic structure do not operate, ..

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