Bring colour to your garden through the year with native plants


Join native landscaping expert Maree McCarthy as she presents on year round colour in your garden with a focus on native species. Using natives will not only give you please, and use less water, it can provide food and shelter for our native fauna. This presentation supports Council's Backyard Habitat for Wildlife program.

Important participant requirements:

This event is free - but all attendees require a ticket.

Council is following COVIDsafe guidelines for our activities and request participants abide by NSW Government guidelines:

For the safety and well-being of all participants, safe-distancing and social gathering measures will be practiced and contact details for traceability will be kept. All attendees should follow the most recent COVID-19 safe advice from the NSW Government including not attending if you feel unwell, safe physical distancing by keeping 1.5m apart and maintaining personal hygiene by regularly washing your hands.

This event is for Lake Macquarie City residents, others may be waitlisted.

Please provide your mobile number so we can SMS you with an event reminder and/or advise of cancellation. This is the only purpose your number will be used for.


The information provided in this Building Backyard Habitat workshop and any incidental or ancillary information provided is general in nature and widely available in the public domain. It does not constitute, and should be not relied on as specialist, professional or technical advice. Any opinions expressed or advice given by the presenter represent the opinions and views of the presenter and are not necessarily endorsed, recommended or shared by Lake Macquarie City. Council recommends seeking advice from a qualified and experienced professional or specialist on any particular or unique circumstances or issues affecting you before you rely or act on the information provided.

While the presenter tries to ensure that the content of the information provided is accurate, adequate, current or complete, Council does not represent or warrant its accuracy, adequacy, currency or completeness. Council is not responsible for any loss suffered as a result of or in relation to the use of the information provided in this Building Backyard Habitat workshop. To the extent permitted by law, Council excludes any liability, including any liability for negligence, for any loss, including indirect or consequential damages arising from or in relation to the use of the information provided



  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021 | 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM


Rathmines Theatre, Intersection of Dorrington Road and Stilling Street,  2283  View in Google Maps

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