With gardening activities on the rise during self-isolation, there is no better time to get helpful horticulture tips and tricks online. 

Gardening is a great pastime to keep physically and mentally active and destress during these challenging times when socialising is still limited. It’s also a great activity to support a healthier environment.

Choose from a broad range of online sessions including:

Habitat-friendly gardens

Get expert tips on how to create habitat-friendly gardens to attract local fauna and provide a backyard sanctuary for our furry and feathered native friends. Register for our online workshop presented by Sustainable Gardening Australia on Wednesday 3 June 2020, as part of our wider annual Backyard Biodiversity project. 

Buzz and Dig 

This excellent three-part-video series will help you turn your backyard or patio into a native bee oasis to keep our native bees buzzing.
The video includes a step-by-step guide to creating your own bee hotel and seed bomb. 

Composting 

In addition to utilising the new FOGO (Food Organics and Garden Organics) service many residents are trying home compost systems to reduce their environmental footprint and make rich fertiliser for their garden.

Check out the video explaining how the Green Cone Solar Composters work to convert your pet and food waste at home into ‘black gold’ for your garden. 

For more information, go to Sustainability.