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Publications and Reports

The Green Wrap

Keep your finger on the pulse of local sustainability news and events by subscribing to Greenwrap.   Contact us at if you wish to obtain a copy or subscribe.

State of the Environment Report

Learn all about how Banyule City Council is tracking against a range of environmental measures, in our State of the Environment Report for 2016/17 (link to the left).

Sustainable Garden Booklet

Your Sustainable Garden booklet has been designed to provide you with local information and inspiration to create a beautiful garden that respects your local environment.

This booklet provides general sustainable gardening information applicable to any garden; garden design, garden maintenance, garden health, product selection, habitat gardening, local plants, garden escapees and kids in the garden.  

There is also a list of local resources such as indigenous  nurseries, environmental groups and useful websites.

You can download the full version under Related information. Alternately contact Council on 9490 4222 or to request a printed

Indigenous Plants for your Garden booklet

You may also be interested in the 'Indigenous Plants for your Garden' booklet available under Related information. Also, be sure to check out our voucher program for indigenous plants.

Please note that large documents may take several minutes to download.


Home Harvest

Need some help with growing food at home? The Home Harvest booklet explains how to grow your own delicious fresh food. It contains information on planning and building your food garden including tips on: soil, fertilisers, compost, worm farming, mulch, pest management, companion planting and keeping chickens along with much more.

You can download a copy of the Home Harvest Booklet under Related information.

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