Sunday, 15 March 2015

Planting and attracting wildlife to native gardens - morning tea and info

As the cooling rain begins, it is time to plant natives!

Planting natives - April morning tea and info session

Transition Town Mt Hawthorn's Native Gardeners' Network is holding a morning tea and info session on native gardening. It will be held on Saturday 11 April from 9am to 11.30am at a native garden in Mount Hawthorn.

There will be speakers on topics such as:
  1. Planting and care - what do natives need?
  2. How to design a native garden for colour and interest
  3. How to attract birds, butterflies and other wildlife
  4. How to make cuttings of native plants.
Come and meet other native gardeners in our local area. RSVP to  by Thursday 2 April for catering purposes. Entry is free and the address will be provided to people when they RSVP.

Up-coming native plant sales

The next Kings Park plant sale is on Sunday 22 March from 8.30am to 12pm. Details are available via

The City of Vincent's next bi-annual native plant sale is on Saturday 18 April from 8am until 11am. Tube stocks are $1 and horticultural staff are available to answer questions. Our friends at the Claise Brook Catchment Group will be helping the City of Vincent at the sale.
Details are available via

Natives in full bloom - September native gardens walk, cycle or drive

We are planning a native gardens walk, cycle or drive in September. This will be a day out to visit Mount Hawthorn and Leederville native gardens in full bloom. Please let us know if you would like to find out more about this event. We will provide details closer to the date.

Blog by Lisa and Geoff.

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