A New Meaning for "Lawn"

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Woko
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A New Meaning for "Lawn"

Just a photo to show how indigenous understorey can be regenerated using minimum disturbance bushcare techniques. I've counted eleven understorey species in this patch. Weeds have been almost completely eradicated this summer although winter might show up a few. The seeds from these plants provide wonderful food for a variety of birds although I haven't seen any Diamond Firetails on the area. Yet. (See Surveys & Interesting Sightings/Back from the Brink).

Folk who are interested in attracting seed eating native birds could do worse than getting rid of their lawns & encouraging the regeneration of local native grasses & herbs. Lots of water could be saved, too, as the area in the photo has never been artificially watered. "Lawn" can be given a whole new meaning.

Woko
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Today I noticed two Diamond Firetails taking advantage of the seed in my restored patch. Whoopee!

oconnore51
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That is really great news.

elizabeth

Woko
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At least one is still around from what I heard this morning. I do hope the neighbour's marauding cats are being kept locked up. Fortunately, I haven't seen one for a while.

NateWinston
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Awesome news Dear!

Woko
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Dear?? Woko will do. 

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