Fauna Nest Box Workshop with Re-Cyc-Ology

Bassendean Community Hall 48 Old Perth Road Bassendean,, Australia

Join us for this unique workshop to learn how to build and maintain a wildlife nest box. Run by Simon Cherriman from Re-Cyc-Ology. Get in quick for this unique nest-box building workshop providing families in the community with the opportunity to learn how to build, install, monitor and maintain nest-boxes for wildlife. Run by Simon […]

$20

Garden Ecology – Learn about Plant Communities Workshop

Byford Public Library 858 South West Highway, Byford, WA, Australia

The Shire has partnered with Switch Your Thinking to present - Garden Ecology – Learn about plant communities Workshop This workshop will cover: The principles of ecology. How to grow a thriving garden and support our local wildlife. Companion planting and the intricate web of plant relationships. How understanding plant relationships can transform your home garden. Discover how […]

Free

Tree Pruning Workshop

Perth City Farm 1 City Farm Place, East Perth

Join a City Farm horticulturist for an introduction on how to prune common backyard trees to keep them healthy, safe and productive. This will include hands-on pruning instructions including the specific cuts you should make and where you should make them, and we’ll demonstrate this on some of the farms fruit trees.

Free

Branching Out: Greening your verge

Alice Daveron Centre Titus Road, LOCKRIDGE, WA, Australia

Come along to our verge gardening workshop to explore how to make your verge a green, beautiful and cooling space! Fiona from Gaia Permaculture will guide you through how to design and maintain your verge and why it can increase your property value and kerb appeal, cool your surroundings and provide habit/forage for wildlife. During […]

Free

Growing Veggies on a Budget

Thornlie Park Centre - Lesser Hall 50-60 Thornlie Ave, Perth, WA, Australia

Start small and learn the basics of growing vegetables. Join garden guru Robyn Brown from Waste is my Resource at this workshop and understand the basics of simple vegetable gardening in your own backyard. You'll get to take away some helpful information to get you started at home. Key Workshop Details - Suitable for teens & […]

$5

Cutting Kitchen Waste

Town of Cambridge Administration Centre 1 Bold Park Drive, Floreat, Perth, WA, Australia

Are you looking to cut down on food waste in your kitchen? Do you want to maximise value for your money and time 💰⏰? Have you been dreaming of an organised fridge and pantry that are both easy to cook from and use? Whether you live a busy life, are passionate about sustainability, or you're […]

Free

Home Energy Efficiency

Online

Want to learn how you can keep your power bills down and enjoy a comfortable home? This webinar is designed to empower residents with the knowledge they need to interpret power bills and reduce electricity consumption in the home. The content is presented in two sections. The first goes through a case study to show […]

Free

Wicking Beds in Small Spaces

Town of Cambridge Administration Centre 1 Bold Park Drive, Floreat, Perth, WA, Australia

Do you want a thriving garden that waters itself? Wicking beds are a self-irrigating method of growing, perfect for our long dry summers and for small spaces. They were first developed by and Australian engineer in the 1970s to assist drought stricken villages in Africa. Methods have evolved since then but principles are similar. Participants […]

Free

Branching Out: walk and talk in Lockridge

32 Weddall Rd 32 Weddall Road, Lockridge, WA, Australia

Explore the natural delights of Lockridge with our guided stroll through the neighbourhood! Densely built cities without many trees or green spaces absorb and hold heat, making them hotter than surrounding areas. Reducing the impact of this ‘urban heat island effect’ is important for protecting health during extreme heat periods whilst also improving the liveability […]

Free

Preserving The Harvest

Canning River Eco Education Centre Cnr Kent Street & Queens Park Road, Wilson, WA, Australia

Learn about preserving from tomato bottling to jam making with Ecoburbia. Does your garden produce a bumper crop you would like to preserve? Or would you like to take advantage of cheap seasonal produce? This Ecoburbia workshop will cover tomato and fruit preserving using the water bath method, cheese making, drying produce using the sun, […]

Free

Planning your electrification transition

Old Midland Courthouse 49 Helena Street, Midland, WA, Australia

Want to get off fossil fuels and start your electric journey? Come along to develop a 5-10 year plan to help you do just that.   With rising concerns about climate change many of us wish to transition from fossil fuels to a fully electric lifestyle powered by renewable energy sources. Want to jump start […]

$5

Rewild your patch!

Online

Time to take a walk on the wild side! Do you have dreams about turning your patch into a chemical free, haven for all manner of life? Join Mel Logozzo from Rewilding Suburbia as she shows you how to rewild your patch, no matter how much growing space you have. Mel will show you how […]

Free