Post by Michael Connor, Wollongong Botanic Garden
Watch this entertaining video and prepare to be inspired!
The Recycled Discovery Garden showcases a fun new approach to educating about sustainability at Wollongong Botanic Garden, especially for young visitors. This garden features quirky growing containers, such as used furniture, old bird cages and car tyres. The aim of the garden is to inspire children to get up close and engage with the flowers and edible plants. It gives them some understanding of where food comes from.
Join the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden for their fun family Christmas program.
Thanks to Sue McEntyre and Rick Ackland for sharing this programme with the BGEN network.
Looking for ideas for school holiday programmes? Maybe there’s an activity on this programme you’d like to recreate. If you’d like more details on a specific activity, let me know in the comments and I’d be very happy to create a step-by-step blog post on it.
What are you planning for the BGANZ Open Day 2017? Share your ideas and thoughts in the comments – it would be great to hear about your programmes. We’ve got a line-up of scheduled activities as well as some self-guided trails that we are highlighting. The Department of Conservation (DOC) will also be joining us.