Create a Habitat Garden

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Learn how to create a bio-diverse habitat garden to support your local wildlife. 


Participants will learn about:
- elements that support nesting and shelter
- selecting plants as a food source and succession planting
- the importance of incorporating water into the garden
- the effect chemical sprays and poison baits have on wildlife
- protecting plants/trees whilst minimising harm to birds and other mammals

All participants will take home a plant to get their habitat garden started. 

This workshop is open to people aged 15 years and over. No previous gardening knowledge required. 


Location Date and Time

This workshop is held at our Eltham centre - 739 Main Road

Date: Wednesday 26 October

Time: 9:30am-1:30pm

What to bring

Gardening Gloves
Covered shoes


About the Tutor

Melissa Houselander is a qualified Horticulturist, with experience and passion for social and therapeutic horticulture, native gardens and tending her own orchard, large vegetable patch and keeping chickens.
Melissa is a local, and runs her own business providing horticultural services, sustainable landscape design and is a Tutor of Horticulture.


How to Enrol

Fees: $60


Applications for enrolment can be processed using our online system.

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If you are a concession card holder you will need to present your concession card at one of our centres prior to the start of the course in order to be eligible for the concession fee.