Apr 30 2021
Presenter Jardine Macdonald is a hydrogeologist and Program Manager for Rangelands NRM, and a passionate advocate for soil health and regenerative agriculture.
Jardine will explain how to make compost and get the rewards in your garden and Roebuck Bay.
Kandy Curran will also speak about a FREE garden book produced by Roebuck Bay Working Group, Coastal Gardens A planting guide for Broome on the Dampier peninsula
The size of a mini iPad, the book provides practical advice on growing a waterwise garden that benefits your wallet and Ramsar listed Roebuck Bay. Coastal Gardens online is smartphone friendly »
The local coastal plants (endemics) selected, thrive in Broome soils and climate, most are cyclone resistant, require less water than introduced plants and resistant to tropical pests. The book includes plants to avoid – with many weeds in Broome, escaped garden exotics.
All participants have the opportunity to win a a Tumbleweed Cafe plus 1,000 earthworms – donated by Bunnings Broome
Where Hall 2, Lotteries House
20 Cable Beach Road East, Broome
When Thursday 11th May 5.30-7.00 pm
Free Gold coin donations welcome
Roebuck Bay Working Group is comprised of Traditional Owners and government, local community, conservation groups and business. We work collaboratively to solve issues, raise awareness and encourage research and monitoring which supports responsible management and protection of Roebuck Bay.