Darebin wildlife gardening quick links
Updated: Aug 15, 2022
This is a set of quick links for people in Darebin who want to create an oasis for native birds, butterflies, bees, insects, lizards, small mammals and more in their gardens and nature strips but don't know where to start. If you have other good local links please let me know.
(Photo: N. Masters' nature strip, Reservoir)
Where to get indigenous plants
Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary Indigenous Nursery (Bundoora)
Victorian Indigenous Nurseries Co-Operative (Fairfield)
Indigenous plant catalogues with photos
Need some help?
You can arrange for a Garden Assessment and/or meet with a Volunteer Garden Guide. More details here.
Free gardening guides
Click on a picture to download each of the four guides.
The book is available from CERES and can be bought online. Click on the picture for more details.
Get some hands on experience
There are lots of 'Friends' groups which run regular indigenous planting days. Follow their Facebook pages for upcoming events:
Thanks for reading! Serena