Knox City Council Wildlife Garden

Knox City Council, in outer eastern suburban Melbourne, launched its Gardens for Wildlife program on a splendid spring day in October 2006 The…

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Inverawe Native Gardens Hobart

When Bill and Margaret Chestnut were planning to move down from Sydney to Hobart in 2001 they were looking for about 2 hectares (5 acres) with a…

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Living with Possums

Living with possums isn't always easy, but there are a few things we can all do to live in harmony with possums in our shared urban spaces. Let's…

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Feeding Birds in the Garden

Food for Thought To feed birds or not to feed birds in the garden is an interesting debate. If you are going to put out feed to attract birds we ask…

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Leadbeater’s Possum

Leadbeater's Possum - Adopt-a-nest box Project Leadbeater's Possum (Gymnobelideus leadbeateri) is an endangered possum restricted to small pockets…

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Nestboxes

Australia boasts an amazing and diverse range of native fauna, including our brightly coloured parrot species, our cheeky sugar gliders, our…

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Bees (Good & Bad)

Are there bad bees? You bet. Since arriving in Australia about ten years ago, the bumblebee (Large Earth Bumblebee - Bombus terrestris) from North…

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Spiders

Arachnids are not categorised as insects mainly because they have eight legs instead of six (although mites do have a six-legged stage during their…

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Gardens for Wildlife

Attracting native animals to your garden can add extra colour and interest. It can assist pest control by attracting insect predators and can also…

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