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No mow lawns webinar

No mow lawns webinar

Traditional home lawns usually do little to support local biodiversity, soil health or storm water management, and can even encourage animal and plant pest species to flourish. But this doesn’t need to be the case.

In this session, Charlotte from Sustainable gardening Australia (SGA) will discuss the key issues in owning and managing a traditional lawn, alternatives to tradition lawns, and how to maximise carbon storage and biodiversity potential.

Charlotte will cover:

  • Why traditional lawns can be hard work and are not environmentally sustainable.
  • Recognising and identifying what you want to achieve with your lawn.
  • Alternative lawn plants, no mow options, and how to lay, establish and maintain.
  • Alternatives to planted lawns.
  • Why faking it (artificial turf) is not always good a good option!


Please note that this is an event for Naarm/Melbourne gardeners only (which includes Boroondara). If you live outside this area, please contact your council to find out what free sustainable gardening events are available locally. 

If you have any access or support questions or requirements in order to participate fully, please let us know at least two weeks prior to the event and we will be pleased to assist you.

This My Smart Garden event is proudly presented by City of Boroondara on the land of the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people of the Kulin nation. My Smart Garden pays our respect to Elders past, present and emerging and acknowledges that First Nations peoples have cared for Country sustainably for tens of thousands of years. 

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