Water Wise Gardening Workshops

Bathurst Regional Council will be running a series of FREE Water Wise gardening Workshops throughout May 2019.

The workshops will assist residents with managing their gardens during dry times.

Topics covered at these practical workshops will include;

  • Caring for plants in dry times
  • When to water gardens and plants
  • The importance of mulch
  • Features of drought tolerant plants
  • Water for bakyard birds and wildlife
  • Using grey water on gardens
  • Maximising water saving irrigation

mulched lettuce         Woody mulch on garden bed

All workshops will run for 1.5 hours and will include free morning or afternoon tea as well as a practical presentation, garden demonstration and plenty of time to ask questions about your own garden

Workshops will be held on:

  • Wednesday 1st and 8th May 2019
  • Sunday 19th and 26th May 2019

All workshops will be held at the Rahamim Ecology Centre located on Busby St in Bathurst and there is plenty of on-street parking available nearby. Bookings are essential. To book simply phone 6333 6111 or email

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