Have a copy of our Smart Gardens for a Dry Climate booklet mailed to you by completing our online form.
Our new-look Smart Gardens for a Dry Climate (PDF 3.8MB) booklet is bigger, brighter and bursting with useful content and inspirational ideas for creating and maintaining waterwise gardens in a changing climate.
The booklet includes:
- Region focus - a look at soil types and climate from the nine local council areas across the Coliban Water region, with information on councils’ green waste and gardening initiatives.
- Traditional lands - Harley Douglas, a Djaara man and project officer at Dja Dja Wurrung Enterprises, writes on the local plants used or food, medicine and fibre, and shares the Djaara language names for plants.
- Design vision - inspirational illustrations with ideas for native, entertaining, children’s play, cottage and townhouse gardens.
- Information on healthy soil, plant selection, water conservation practices, a visual plant guide and much more.
Copies of Smart Gardens for a Dry Climate booklet can also be picked up at local libraries across the Coliban Water region.
Last updated on 28 Jul 2023