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Create a Habitat Garden- Brimbank - Shared screen with speaker view
Stefeni Bartlett
01:04:11
Yay!!! Thank you!!
suzana zaradic
01:09:59
Im not seeing the images. What do I do?
Deena
01:10:29
try clicking the speaker view button top right
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:11:23
Thanks Deena, yes I would suggest clicking the speaker view Suzana. Are you on a computer or mobile device?
Stefeni Bartlett
01:15:10
Gorgeous!!
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:16:21
Chiara's Command Centre
Deena
01:17:08
Did you add the frogs or did they naturally come in?
Simone B
01:17:11
where is your house Chiara?
jacinta
01:17:17
Such a haven!
Liz
01:18:22
Very beautiful, and inspiring!
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:19:42
Native mint (Mentha australis) great for tea and garnish.
Lizette Salmon
01:19:44
Question for Chiara: Did you have to get council approval to turn your nature strip into a habitat haven? If so, were there any objections from them?
Dick Eigenbrod
01:19:57
G'Day from San Francisco Bay area. Did you put any sort of waterproofing under stones? We're in heavy drought conditions.
Glynis Ramsay
01:26:47
Chiara, in your magic garden, how did you source your sleepers for the pathways?
Glynis Ramsay
01:28:57
Do backyard chooks respect habitat gardens?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:29:03
Fantastic questions everyone, I'm jotting them down to ask Chiara at the end :) Keep them coming!
claudia Lang
01:29:14
So native means Australian and indigenous is endemic to the area?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:29:46
Correct, Claudia :)
Rhi Canaway
01:29:58
are you using the word 'indigenous' to mean 'local native'?
jacinta
01:30:18
are natives easy to propagate cuttings/seeds our from local parks?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:30:41
That's correct, Rhi!
Belinda Taylor
01:32:06
where can you buy the dwarf gum trees?
Krista
01:32:07
Where was the gum tree nursery? My internet cut out a little
hilary dunn
01:32:08
where did you say you sourced dwarf eucalyptus?
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:32:09
Native (to Australia), Indigenous (local area and dependent on EVC Ecological Vegetation Class), and endemic (only found in a specific area.
Deena
01:32:12
Can you create a list of the speciality nurseries
hilary dunn
01:32:20
oh krista mee too!
Vicki Cook
01:32:46
How do you find indigenous plants?
Jennifer Hosking
01:32:59
please... the nursery in Mt Evelyn?
Sally Pittard
01:33:32
can any off these plants go into pots?
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:33:32
Kuranga Native Nursery in Kuranga. There is a also a nursery just up the road which has cheap tubestocks and plants.
Denise
01:33:40
And me too, a list is a great idea!
claudia Lang
01:34:39
what was the name again?
Rhi Canaway
01:36:09
Kuranga, Edendale nursery, VINC, Goldfields all have local native nurseries
Stefeni Bartlett
01:36:21
Those look like blue eyed grass
Ying Gu
01:36:58
when is the best time to put in these plants as a general rule?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:37:08
https://www.greeningaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/indigenous-plant-nurseries-greater-melbourne.pdf
Glynis Ramsay
01:37:09
Do you have purpose-created insect "hotels" for your bees?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:37:24
This has a great list of native nurseries around Melbourne - have a look for your local one
Ying Gu
01:38:14
are any specific grasses to avoid for hayfever sufferers?
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:39:04
You will get hayfever from the introduced grasses and weeds more than the native grasses.
Jayden Ly
01:40:59
I've seen a Blue Banded Bee once in my backyard. I will try to attract more by growing blue native flowers
Calum Smith
01:47:54
Do you have tips for dealing with harlequin stink bugs? They’re destroying our. Garden every year…
Belinda Taylor
01:48:17
what was the name of that gum tree?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
01:49:39
Belinda it was a snow gum :)
Belinda Taylor
01:50:05
thanks =)
Calum Smith
01:50:09
Can you explain how you made the little river on your nature strip? And how we can replicate this?
hilary dunn
01:50:14
i missed the name of the last parrot. after musk lorikeet
jacinta
01:50:40
anyone have recommendations for that annoying shady section down the side of the house and fence
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
01:51:09
Hardenbergia violacea is a great indigenous climber that works well in shady spots.
Lara Jakica
01:55:02
How can we propagate plants like Hardenbergia?
Jayden Ly
02:04:11
Do you grow your bog plants in individual pots and placed them in the pond or grow them directly into the pond?
Ying Gu
02:05:46
whats the name of the grass with the white flower head?
hilary dunn
02:07:27
any suggestions on invasive grass control. this is a big issue for native gardens i maintain. They seem to choke out the natives often,
Ying Gu
02:09:31
My Hardenbergia is sparse in foliage. Its in a shady spot, how do you encourage their growth?
jacinta
02:11:30
When you first started did you need to do much to the clay ground, to improve the soil?
claudia Lang
02:12:35
Yes!! This is so inspiring Chiara
Ying Gu
02:13:16
Chiara is a wealth of knowledge. makes urban gardening sound very doable
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:13:48
Ooh that's me
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:14:28
I'm seeing the start of Brimbank Wildlife Gardens...
Jocelyn
02:14:32
Any suggestions for good shade trees that don't block the winter sun, but create quality shade in summer?
Denise
02:14:48
Thank you Chiara, this was so informative which has given me some inspiration, so thanks again!
Jocelyn
02:15:14
Are you able to share the slides?
hilary dunn
02:15:18
will rewatch this a thousand times! so helpful
janettea
02:15:25
Brilliant. Thanks!
Belinda Taylor
02:15:38
Thank you, so much great information
Daamon Parker
02:15:42
For the frog bog: how do you keep the water contained and fresh?
Jennifer Hosking
02:15:43
Many thanks Chiara .... fantastic presentation 😊
Rio-jade Fairhurst - Brimbank City Council
02:16:06
This whole session will be recorded and available on line - including slides :)
Michael Staindl
02:17:34
One of the beat and most inspiring presentations I’ve seen EVER. Thankyou.Can you say more about the frog bogs. In particular how do you keep them damp if you don’t have naturally damp areas?
Daamon Parker
02:18:05
...and to stop it draining awy?
Jayden Ly
02:18:30
Thank you for sharing your native gardening experience with us
Michael Staindl
02:18:38
Need to replay this - when will recording be available?
Jayden Ly
02:19:08
My son and I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and learnt a lot.
Michael Staindl
02:20:32
I’m in Hawthorn - where would I get advice about indigenous plantings for here?
Zaylee - Brimbank City Council
02:20:44
https://www.greeningaustralia.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/indigenous-plant-nurseries-greater-melbourne.pdf - try this link Michael
Carlie
02:24:07
Are Newport lakes click and collecting or delievering right now?
jacinta
02:25:07
i believe they are, can phone in orders
Michael Staindl
02:25:11
We want ours to be a food forest as well as indigenous & native. Is this practical?
Jocelyn
02:25:25
Are newport lakes relevant for werribee/wyndham?
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:25:26
Yes, and you can also pick up from Tarneit.
Jocelyn
02:25:30
*wyndham vale
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:25:41
Yes, Newport is also part of the Volcanic plains
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:27:12
Native Harlequin bugs have co-evolved with the indigenous plants in the area, so if you have indigenous plants they will eat those . Plant in between your exotic vegies.
Ann Beadell
02:27:22
Are there any plants poisonous to dogs?
Carlie
02:28:08
I have couple of blue tonge lizards living in my yard, where is the best place to source flat rocks?
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:28:15
Ajuga australis grows well in shade
Rio-jade Fairhurst - Brimbank City Council
02:29:58
Dichondra repens - Kidney weed is a good one for shade too
Jocelyn
02:30:31
Thanks Chiara!
jacinta
02:30:31
Thanks a bunch
Em
02:30:31
Thank you so much!! :)
Lizette Salmon
02:30:32
Thank you for an excellent morning
Deena
02:30:33
thank you
Stefeni Bartlett
02:30:35
Thank you!!!!
Carlie
02:30:36
Thank you Chiara
Chloe
02:30:37
Thank you very much!
Sebastian S
02:30:37
Thanks!
Ying Gu
02:30:37
Thank you very much
Krista
02:30:37
Thanks
Lara Jakica
02:30:38
Thank you so much, Chiara! Thank you Zaylee and crew!
Daamon Parker
02:30:40
thank you!
hilary dunn
02:30:40
THANKYOU!
Liz
02:30:46
Thank you so much :)
Wyndham Wildlife Gardens
02:30:51
Zaylee, time to start brimbank wildlife gardens
Jayden Ly
02:30:53
Thank youQ