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Suburban Stepping Stones - Create a wildlife haven in your backyard

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Suburban Stepping Stones - Create a wildlife haven in your backyard

Time: August 10, 2013 from 9am to 12:30pm
Location: Yandina Community Gardens
Street: Cnr North & Farrell
City/Town: Yandina
Website or Map: http://yandinacommunitygarden…
Phone: 5446 7373 and leave a message
Event Type: free, workshop
Organized By: Yandina Community Gardens
Latest Activity: Jul 18, 2013

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Event Description

Native gardens attract more birds and animals, are great fun for the kids and can inspire you too.  Whatever the size, your backyard can be a critical stepping stone for wildlife through the landscape. Plan and create your very own urban wildlife haven.

In this fun and practical half day workshop, you will:- learn how your backyard can make a difference to wildlife on the Coast - discover how to access and use Living Smart resources to transform your backyard - develop a vision for your backyard wildlife haven - begin planning to bring your vision to life - meet like minded people and share ideas and expertise.

Guided Garden Tour

9.00 am

Want to be inspired about what to grow in the sub-tropics?  Or do you have some questions that you want answered? Then come along for a free garden tour of approx. one hour, to see Permaculture principles and design ideas in action at Yandina Community Gardens. Meet outside the Aquaponics system at 9:00 am.  Wear a hat and bring your water bottle.

YANDINA MARKETS ON SAME DAY:

The best place to get yor fruit and Veg, cheap plants for the garden, second hand gear as well. car parking in side streets or park at the markets and gold coin donation to the rural Fire Brigade

Open every Saturday morning from 7am to 12 midday, But get here early for the best stuff.

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Vetiver grass helps to stabilise soil and protects it against erosion.  It can protect against pests and weeds. Vetiver is also used as animal feed. (Wiki.)

GrowVetiver is a plant nursery run by Dave & Keir Riley that harvests and grows Vetiver grass for local community applications and use. It is based in Beachmere, just north of Brisbane, Australia.


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