Notice: Next stage – Spraying for termites on Welgevonden Estate’s public green areas (parks)

Dear Home Owners and Residents

As required by the Fertilizers, Farm Feeds, Agricultural Remedies and Stock Remedies Act (No 36 of 1947), as amended, we hereby give notice that a contractor has been appointed to treat Welgevonden Estate’s public green areas with insecticides to combat termites. This is a follow-on from the treatment that was done on 14 April 2021.

Planned dates and times of spraying

Spraying will occur on Monday, 26 April 2021 between 08:00 and 17:00, depending on the wind and the weather.

Areas to be treated

  • Main green belt

  • Nursery green belt

  • Rankals green area

  • Belladonna green area

  • Haakdoring/Patrysenbosch green area

  • Gooseberry/Gousblom green area

  • Welgevonden Boulevard – three small areas

Details of the appointed contractor

Henchem – company registration number 2018/390446/07 – has been appointed to do the work. The company is registered with the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Registration number: P39004.)

Products to be used

Product types:

  • StarBug – Active ingredient: Imidacloprid (neonicotinoid) 350 g/liter

  • Attacke – Active ingredients: Lambda-cyhalothrin (pyrethroid) 50 g/liter, Xylene (solvent)

Access to treated areas

Treated areas can be accessed from Tuesday 27 April 2021, the day after spraying took place.

Please ensure that your family members, visitors, employees and others who might be on your premises are informed about the above and that they avoid the areas while spraying is underway and until 27 April 2021.

Important: Landlords are requested to inform their tenants accordingly.


  • It is impossible to demarcate the areas to be treated due to their size and vastness, but notices will be put up to remind residents that spraying will be taking place.

  • It is important that homeowners and residents also take the necessary steps themselves as to ensure that their properties are sprayed for termites.

Please contact the estate manager’s office on 021 889 5450 if you require more information.

Gawie Marx

Estate Manager

20 April 2021

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