Grow Wild: Guide to improve backyard biodiversity

Along with public parks, gardens on private land can help enhance biodiversity and improve our wellbeing. Download our free Grow Wild backyard biodiversity guide to find out which plants to choose to support urban wildlife in your garden or balcony.

This brochure was produced as part of the City of Port Phillip NatureSpot Project, funded by the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning, Caring for Our Local Environment grant program. Produced by Port Phillip EcoCentre, May 2020.

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Climate Epiphanies: How to transform a corporate heart
By Keith Badger If you told me ten years ago that I’d be a climate activist, I would have laughed. At that point, I had spent the majority of my life working in the corporate sector, finding ways I can best provide for my family. It wasn’t until I had a climate epiphany that my life’s […]
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Nature Bingo
Download our free nature bingo card and see what nature you can see, hear, and smell from your balcony or backyard! Fill in the card and tag us on Instagram (@ecocentrestkilda), Twitter (@ecocentrestk) or Facebook (@ecocentrestkilda). Click the photo to download the bingo card.
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A Guide for Happy and Healthy Worm Farms
This guide is republished from Sustainable Port Phillip. Read their other worm farm guides here.  Where should I put my worm farm? Worm farms require a shady spot, especially one that is away from the afternoon sun! Undercover spots including open sheds and outdoor areas with lots of tree cover are ideal. Feeding time: do’s and […]
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The EcoCentre acknowledges the Kulin Nations, including the Yalukut Weelam clan of the Boon Wurrung language group, traditional owners of the land on which we are located.

We pay respects to their Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Elder members of our multicultural community.