Native animals

How to create a frog friendly garden

How to create a frog friendly garden

I am so excited to be welcoming frogs back into my frog friendly garden! During the last lot of rain I heard the calls of three different stripey marsh frogs around my garden!I also heard the deep calls of a green tree frog! This is so exciting because it has been a...

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Good Bugs in your garden #1

Good Bugs in your garden #1

Following on from my interview at BayFM, I wanted to write a few posts on Good Bugs. So what do I mean by Good Bugs? Good bugs are those insects that prey upon bad bugs in your garden. Bad bugs include caterpillars, scale, aphids and mealybugs. There are plenty of...

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Sharing the love: Feeding our Native Birds

Sharing the love: Feeding our Native Birds

Feeding our Native Birds: Sharing the fruits of our labours Now before anyone goes into a frenzy about how it is not good to feed our native birds, I will start by saying this posts is not about leaving our "human" foods like breads or seeds for our native birds. It...

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Native Bees and Backyard Buddy’s for Your Garden

Native Bees and Backyard Buddy’s for Your Garden

Did you know that there are over 1500 types of native bees in Australia? I raise this as many gardeners reach for chemical poisons to deal with insect and pest invasions. They do this without thinking these poisons also affect the native bees and honey bees! Bees are...

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Good Bugs for the Vegetable Garden

Good Bugs for the Vegetable Garden

Did you know that there are good bugs we need to survive? I raise this as many gardeners reach for chemical poisons to deal with insect and pest invasions. They do this without thinking these poisons also affect the good bugs! This was demonstrated following the...

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