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Dealing with the smoke engulfing Sydney, the urban heat effect and other warming patterns in the environment. Exploring suggestions for becoming more resilient.
Stay cool. Adapting to the hotter and longer summers and the rising costs of energy. Practical ideas and steps to reduce your energy use and reduce your energy bills.
Use water efficiently by increasing water storing capacity in your soil. A wicking bed garden will help limit water loss from evaporation and the time spent watering.
Local Land Services (LLS) will be providing a full day talk by an expert on feral foxes including their behaviour and the techniques to eradicate them on private properties.
Adapting to the ongoing water restrictions. Ideas for what you can you do to reduce water use and to make better use of water both inside and outside your dwelling.
Discover the diverse range of plant communities, some of which are listed as threatened, that are found in the Hills and the flora and fauna that call them home.
Many local plants provide food, shelter, habitat, carbon storage as well as medicine. Attend an interesting talk on our many native medicinal plants and their uses.
Want to find out more about plant propagation and how to successfully grow native plants from cuttings? Visit the Council’s Bidjiwong Community Nursery in Baulkham Hills between 10 and 11am.
Growing natives like all plants can be hit and miss. Get some helpful hints from a garden expert about the best selections for Sydney gardens and hints on the successful growing of native plants.
For a garden to thrive, the right plant selection is vital. And for the type of garden you want to create (e.g. formal, shady, low maintenance) the right plants are critical.
8:30am - 4:30pm Mon to Fri
(excl Public Holidays)
Telephone : +61 2 9843 0555
Fax : +61 2 9843 0409
PO Box 7064, Norwest 2153