Armidale Vegetable Sowing Guide
This guide shows planting time periods that should allow you to get a crop in Armidale.

Habitat

Wildlife Habitat Group (WHG) was initially formed to preserve wildlife habitat through a focus on iconic species preservation, initially the koala, within the urban and peri-urban areas of Armidale and more broadly across the Armidale Regional Council area.

As pressure increases on native populations through climate change and land-clearing for housing and agriculture, WHG hopes to work with Armidale Regional Council, and other relevant bodies, to inform and educate about the importance of conserving our native fauna and flora through strategies such as the Council’s register of koala sightings and the development of a regional Koala Plan of Management. We plan to widen our concerns into river-care as resources expand.

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CLIMATE MATTERS: Willows — friend or foe?

CLIMATE MATTERS: Willows — friend or foe?

You may have noticed that there is a war on willows in Armidale’s creeks. What’s wrong with willows in the creek? Is there anywhere they can be planted? Willows belong to the genus Salix, with nine species occurring on the Northern Tablelands. Willows are commonly planted as ornamental trees, mainly for their decorative foliage. In the […] full article »

Swarm at Armidale Community Preschool

Swarm at Armidale Community Preschool

Armidale Community Preschool is a community-based service in the centre of Armidale. Our preschool environment is natural, consisting of native and exotic plants and trees, which attracts a range of creatures from insects to birds and lizards. We have installed several water stations around the garden for insects, bees, and lizards. There are also two […] full article »