NT Native Eco-Fair & Plant Sale

Saturday 20 July 2024

09:00 am - 3:00 pm

At Jingili Water Gardens

The NT Native Eco-Fair & Plant Sale is coming into Darwin! An extraordinary opportunity to learn from the community experts, horticulturalists, botanists, ecologists and native plant lovers. And all at the one place! Featuring;
Guided native plant & biodiversity walks, talks and adventures for the kids.
Author of “Native Plants of Northern Australia”, John Brock.
And over 2500 Native plants for sale across more than 120 species, with a range at 25% off!

Come along to support this wonderful, free community event - and brighten the garden, create habitat and attract native wildlife around your home at the same time.

Huge range of native plants for the suburban gardener, courtesy of Territory Native Plants and the Top End Native Plant Society;
- Feature landscape grasses,
- Flowering ground covers,
- Bird & butterfly attracting screening shrubs,
- Edible bush tucker plants
- Native shade trees.

Massive line up of fun and informative family activities:
* Native plant botanical, biodiversity and bush tucker walks throughout the gardens
* Learn about the indigenous cultural use of native plants, and taste some bush tucker!
* Planting, mulching and soil demonstrations to help you make the most of your time in the garden
* Bring your plants (or weeds!?) for professional identification & advice
* How to tackle Mealybug in your garden and other pests & disease
* Birds, butterflies, bugs and bees - with hives & honey. Plus native mammals and reptiles, some you might even get to handle!
* Talks and book signings from John Brock, Author of “Native plants of Northern Australia”
* Engage with Landcare NT and City Of Darwin and learn about free home garden consults, cooling & greening Darwin, the Darwin Harbour Waterways Project and community landcare activities
* Self-guided & Supervised “Eco-Fair Detective Quiz Hunts” for the kids (and adults!) - with free plants, gift packs and Territory Wildlife Park pass to win!
* Fresh food and coffee. NOTE: Please BYO reusable cups, containers and cutlery to minimise waste & Eco-Footprint of event.

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