Wollongong Botanic Gardens

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Native plant sale today at Wollongong Botanic Gardens

Wollongong Botanic Garden is running a native plant sale today (Friday July 17) at the Greenplan Nursery on Northfields Avenue, Keiraville. Wollongong LGA residents can come along to the plant sale to purchase from an extensive selection of native plants, shrubs, ground covers, grasses as well as worm farms and compost bins. A full list … Continue reading

Final plant sale of the year at Gardens

THE Wollongong Botanic Garden’s Greenplan Nursery will stage its final plant sale of the year this Saturday. The Garden’s Greenplan Nursery grows a wide range of ground covers, grasses, trees and shrubs that are indigenous to the Wollongong area, along with many other Australian Natives. These plants thrive in local conditions and are available to … Continue reading

Boy escapes after abduction attempt

POLICE are appealing for public assistance following the attempted abduction of a boy at Keiraville, near Wollongong. About 12.20pm on Monday, a nine-year-old boy was at the Wollongong Botanical Gardens on Murphy Avenue with his family. A short time later, he walked away from his mother with a six-year-old boy to look around the gardens. … Continue reading

Backyard festival offers the right advice

TELEVISION personality Nigel Ruck was on hand to offer landscaping tips and advice at this weekend’s Our Backyard Festival. Ruck is probably best known as a member of Backyard Blitz, a lifestyle television series that screened for more than six years. He has written two books on landscaping and lawns, and also contributes to a … Continue reading

Spring is in the air at Botanic Gardens

CELEBRITY landscaping guru Nigel Ruck is just one of the drawcards to Wollongong Botanic Gardens’ inaugural Our Backyard Festival in September. The family-friendly event celebrates our love of outdoor living and focuses on using our backyards in an environmentally-friendly and sustainable way. Ruck, of Backyard Blitz fame, will be on hand to provide expert landscaping … Continue reading

Plant sale at botanic gardens

GREEN thumbs get ready to shop – Wollongong Botanic Garden’s nursery is having a one-off Saturday Greenplan Autumn Sale this weekend. This means gardeners will be able to buy native and exotic plants at bargain prices. Curator Wollongong Botanic Garden Paul Tracey says anyone who pays Wollongong City Council rates can come along and purchase … Continue reading

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