The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature.

Alfred Austin


Improves wellbeing

Improves mental health

Gets you physically active

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Canberra Gardener Group

Open Gardens Canberra Inc.

Native Plants for Canberra Gardens

Worm Farming and Composting in Oz

Canberra Organic Growers Society

Share Waste

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Composting is a nutrient-rich plant food product for your garden that helps to improve soil structure, save water and keep your soil’s pH balance in check.

Enriches soil

Rewarding to make

Save $$ on chemical fertilisers

Helps manage weeds and pests

Retains water

Puts carbon back into our soil

Interested in more information?

How to make great compost

For great compost, think like a microbe

Composting: Your questions, our answers

How to turn leaves into potting mix

Composting gum leaves

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