The link below will open a document with the content of an email from the Peel Mosquito Management Group. Let’s hope that they are right about the problem getting better over the next few weeks.
You may be interested in signing up to receive these reports directly – see the last paragraph of the report.
- Eucalyptus gomphocephala – Tuarts – large tree up to 30m, the hollows of which are used by tree-martins, red-capped parrots, ringneck parrots, kestrels, brushtail possums and others. Provides food for Baudin’s Cockatoos
- Melaleuca viminea – Mohan – neat shrub or small tree up to 3m or more, bird attracting
- Melaleuca lanceolata – Moonah – up to 5m with dome shape canopy, attracts native bees and honeyeaters
- Allocasuarina humilis – Dwarf Sheoak – erect or spreading shrub 0.2 – 2m, bird attracting
- Hakea prostrata – Harsh Hakea – shrub or small tree to 5m, prickly foliage, seeds eaten by Carnaby’s cockatoos.
Except for the sedges, which are in planter cells, the plants are in 100mm pots, and all are due for planting next Autumn to Spring
These plants are courtesy of Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, Hamel Nursery, LCHPSA Land Care Group and Mandurah Men of the Trees.
Vineyard 28 is having its annual quilt show. This is a great opportunity to visit their beautiful cellar and admire some great craft work. Please click on the link below for details.
Our next community meeting is held tomorrow night 4th December at 7.00pm at the Lake Clifton Community Hall.
Come and join us.