Bee Wild: Attracting Nature to Your Garden

What to Bring

  • Notepad and a pen

What to Wear

  • Casual

Bee Wild: Attracting Nature to Your Garden

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • How to plan a habitat garden using indigenous and native plants, including the incorporation of rocks, logs, water and mulch
  • New ways to maintain a garden in order to encourage wildlife to stay
  • How to provide the different layers necessary for wildlife to thrive

What You Get

  • Detailed notes to take home, and lists of plants that will help attract wildlife
  • Lists of organisations that can provide further information
  • Discount voucher to use at BAAG

Description

A habitat garden can begin to recreate some of the natural spaces that are being squeezed out by development. In this class, you'll learn how to attract wildlife into your garden and provide for their needs; this can be as simple as changing your garden maintenance (less is more!), or replanning your space to maximise the number of local native plants and animals it can sustain. We will look at specific plants in the nursery which are useful and discuss the features of the plants - leaves, flowers and thorns that all attract different types of birds and insects.

Presented by Diana Cotter

Diana trained in Amenity Horticulture in Britain 30 and is still passionate about all things green. She ran her own Garden Design and Maintenance business in London for 9 years before moving to Melbourne where she has set up another business specialising in Sustainable Design, edibles and is a plant expert. Diana has been a consultant with BAAG for 6 years.

Class Booking Conditions

Bookings are considered final once payment is made, no refunds will be given for nonattendances. However, if at least 7 days notice is given of inability to attend, a transfer to an available class of equivalent value, or BAAG gift voucher can be organised, with a $10 administration fee applicable.

 Class Cancellations

If there are insufficient numbers for a class it may be cancelled or postponed. In this case, you will be notified as soon as possible and given the option of a full refund or a BAAG gift voucher or a transfer to a class of equivalent value.

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