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Category Archives: native birds

Helmeted Honeyeaters

Always wanted to know more about the helmeted honeyeater? This critically endangered local bird is the topic of a meeting organised by Wilson Park Australian Plans Society, Sunday April 10th, 2pm at the Beaconsfield Neighbourhood Centre on O’Neill Rd, Beaconsfield. The helmeted honeyeater has been a focus of conservation groups for many years, and this […]

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Remember the wild creatures

With the hot Summer days ahead, please remember to keep your garden water pots full. Birds, butterflies, bees, possums, bats and many other creatures will have a merrier Christmas with this present. It is best to have a few pots of water around the garden. I have found plastic plant tray bases to be the best. Terracotta […]

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Early Summer in the Garden

The early days of Summer are welcomed with a frenzy of activity as everyone rushes out to enjoy the warm days. But it's not just people enjoying the end of Winter, many creatures in your garden are equally busy. Birds will mostly have finished nest building and be well on the way to raising their […]

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Winter in the garden

Now the weather is a bit colder again, it is good time to plan out any changes to the garden. Plants Think about what has survived the summer and what hasn’t. Was it because of position (soil, moisture levels, surrounding trees, shade) or just the type of plant (too delicate, poorly planted). Things change over […]

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A relaxing garden

Is it time to make your garden work for you? Has the round of weeding, planting and pruning trapped you in a never ending spiral of garden tasks? A garden should be what you want it to be, a place to relax, somewhere to watch wildlife or insects, enjoy flowers, a place to entertain or showcase […]

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Bird Attracting Gardens

With the weather warming up, it is a good time to consider how your garden shapes up as a haven for our feathered friends. As we leave Spring, many baby birds will have left the nest and started foraging for food. Will your garden become their new home? Attracting birds to visit the garden is […]

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