A Bay OK Garden uses sustainable gardening principles to create a beautiful, healthy garden that has a positive impact on the environment. A Bay OK Garden minimises nutrient runoff, conserves water and supports local biodiversity.
Assess your own garden using the Bay OK Garden Assessment tool.
Built a new home? Looking for garden ideas? Win a sustainable Bay OK Garden!
If you have just built a new home, this is your chance to win a fully landscaped, water wise and nutrient wise front garden installed in a single day by Chris Ferreira and The Forever Project team.
To be eligible to win a Bay OK front garden you need to:
TO ENTER: Please first read the full terms and conditions. Click HERE for full terms and conditions.
If you think you may be eligible for this competition, enter by sending us your details; please include your name, contact number, email address, home address of your new property, size (m2) of the proposed garden site, and (if possible) a photo of the site with your entry.
Post your entry to: GeoCatch – Bay OK Garden Competition, PO Box 269, Busselton WA 6280.
Entries close: 15 September 2017.
Registrations for this interactive Workshop will open on 16th October 2017.
GeoCatch is creating Bay OK Demonstration Gardens in the catchment to inspire residents to make their gardens more waterway friendly. One garden is located at the Busselton Youth and Community Centre, and there are new demonstration gardens coming soon to the Naturaliste Community Centre in Dunsborough and the Public Open Space area at Newport Geographe.
For tips on how to make your garden a BAY OK Garden, explore the image below and click for more information.
By following the Bay OK Garden principles detailed in the Bay OK Garden Guide, you can help to protect our rivers, wetlands and the Geographe Bay marine environment.
Minimise Nutrient Runoff
The garden guide shows you the best environmental approach to improving your soil and managing your nutrient outputs.
There are practical and simple initiatives in this guide to improve water efficiency in your garden to avoid overwatering and leaching of nutrients into waterways.
Support Local Biodiversity
The guide suggests many simple features and approaches that can be incorporated into your garden to help support local biodiversity.
Nurture Your Soil:
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