Whitehorse City Council

Tree Education Events

Events 2018

Nature Play - CicadaNature Play
Sounds of Nature
10.00 to 11.00 am
Tuesday 20 February
Yarran Dheran Nature Reserve
Ashburton Drive, Mitcham

Preschoolers are invited to explore the sounds of nature. How are these sounds made? Who makes them? Listen to different sounds of the bush. The children will then explore how objects from the bush can make different sounds and music.

Bookings: https://natureplaysounds.eventbrite.com.au


Shady EdiblesShady Edibles
Thursday 22 February
Whitehorse Centre
Access from Humphrey Ave
379 Whitehorse Road

One of the most challenging spots in any garden is shade. Karen Sutherland will share her top tips to turn this challenge into an opportunity. Discover shade loving edibles that will give you aromatic and useful foliage and unusual fruits. Come along and be in the run to take home a shade loving plant. This event is part of the Whitehorse Tree Education Program and the National Sustainable Living Festival.

Bookings: https://shadyedibles.eventbrite.com.au

Wren Superb FairyTransform your garden into a native paradise
Thursday 1 February, 6:30pm-8pm
Nunawading library, 379 Whitehorse Road, Nunawading
Register free online: https://nativegarden.eventbrite.com.au

Learn how to plan, care and create different habitats for different birds, insects and frogs using native plants. Also learn how to grow some local native foods for yourself to enjoy. From what you need to do to plan your garden through to maintenance and pruning this workshop will give you the skills needed to transform your garden to a native plant paradise.

Collect a free native plant at this event.