Gardens for Wildlife Ballarat is a free, community-based gardening program that helps people provide wildlife-friendly spaces in their gardens 

Whether you have a big backyard, a tiny courtyard, community garden, a school veggie patch, or pot plants on your balcony, you can contribute to the survival of wildlife by providing suitable places (habitat) for birds, insects, frogs, lizards and other animals.

By creating a garden that is wildlife-friendly you can:

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Help conserve local plants and animals.

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Enjoy your garden more by reducing maintenance time and costs.

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Reduce water use and evaporation.


Enjoy close encounters with native animals in your garden

Connecting to nature in our gardens is also good for our health!


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