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Getting Started Plan your garden and get the basics right. Download

Central Coast Plants for the Gardens


 Some suggested local trees, shrubs and ground covers to plant in your garden.  Download

Attracting wildlife to your Garden

 Did you know that the shape of a bird's beak is a good indication of the type of food it eats?  An extensive list of bird attracting plants, indication of flowering times and recommended planting position is available.

 Coastal Plants

 Australian plants suitable for coast locations

 Fire Resistant Plants  Fire resistant plants for Central Coast Gardens   Download
 Container Plants  Growing plants in containers can be both challenging and rewarding. There are many natives that can be successfully grown in containers   Download
 Ferns for Central Coast Gardens  Ferns can add a lush beauty to the garden. An introduction to some of the local ferns with growing notes.   Download
 Acacias for Central Coast Gardens  When we think of Acacias or wattles yellow or cream flowers spring to mind. Did you know there is a Queensland wattle that produces purple flowers ? Learn how to grow Acacias from seed.   Download
 Orchids for Central Coast Gardens  Helpful hints on growing orchids with some easy to grow local orchids suggested for your garden.  Download
 Drain Cloggers  Native plants to avoid planting near drains, pipes or concrete paths.  Download