Gardens for Wildlife

Gardens for Wildlife – Open native garden trail success!

Over the weekend of the weekend of the 17-18th of September, we hosted our inaugural Gardens for Wildlife Open Native Garden Trail where we were joined by a number of our members to explore a diversity of local native gardens which have been created by fellow Gardens for Wildlife members. These members generously opened their …

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garden spotlight – maleny

words by Frances Harper Jinibara country The journey for my garden started during Covid isolation in March 2019. The below pic shows the area we created that is about 20 metres between side boundaries, and approximately 8 metres from the rear fence. This area initially had a 20% slope down towards the Maleny Showgrounds, until …

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Bush Turkeys

words by Tigerlily Boyce Wildlife that have learned to thrive in our urban environments can often be seen as welcome residents or be a point of conflict with humans for a variety of reasons. Bush, brush or scrub turkeys, Alectura lathami are unfortunately seen as trouble due to their mischievous behaviour around gardens when they …

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mini ecosystem pot plants

Words by Tigerlily Boyce From rainforest to wetlands, creating mini ecosystem pot plants is a great way to provide habitat, food and shelter for an array of wildlife in small areas, such as a balcony or patio. They also double as a wonderful garden feature! The technique draws on concepts of ‘lasagne planting’, by combining …

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