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Centre for Appropriate Technology

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Alice Springs


Bush Tech


Newsletter, no. 37



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NuRseRies Tangentyere Nursery (08) 8952 3257 Greening Australia nursery Charles Darwin University off Grevillea Drive (08) 8953 2882 Alice springs Nursery Ross Hwy Alice Springs NT (08) 8952 5055 Bloomin Deserts 14 Hele Crs Alice Springs NT (08) 8953 0655 ilparpa Nursery Lot 7789 Webb Rd Alice Springs NT (08) 8952 8725 Books Native plants for central Australian gardens (Felicity Forth and Andy Vinter) Greening Australia 2007 HARDwARe stoRes Mitre 10 Cnr Wilkinson St & Milner Rd Alice Springs NT (08) 8953 3141 Home timber and Hardware 7 & 11 Smith St Alice Springs NT (08) 8952 2488 oRGANisAtioNs Greening Australia Nt (08) 8953 2882 live.greeningaustralia.org.au tangentyere bush management (08) 8953 3120 Landcare@tangentyere.org.au Land for wildlife and Gardens for wildlife Alice Springs (08) 8955 5222 lfw@lowecol.com.au Arid Lands environment Centre (ALeC) (08) 8952 2497 www.alec.org.au FROM TOP: A line of established trees form a windbreak to residences. Photo: Peter renehan A Bonya resident beside her well protected seedlings that are within a short walk of her sleeping and living areas. FROM TOP: A bough shelter gives some welcome shade and support to this sapling. Young saplings at Bonya will provide some welcome shade to the playground in the future. FROM TOP: Shrubs planted along the fenceline at Bonya provide some protection from the dusty and hot winds. Urlampes lawn helps to keep the dust down, but does use a lot of water. Try low water use ground covers. Photo: Sonja Peter plaNTINg IN The RIghT plaCe be TheRe IN The baby sTages keepINg DUsT away fURTheR ResOURCes 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 10 0 11 0 12 0 13 0 14 0 15 0 16 0 17 0 18 0 19 0 20 0 21 0 22 0 23 0 24 0 25 0 26 0 27 0 28 0 29 0 Centre for Appropriate Technology, 2008 BUSH TECH #37 Smart desert gardening

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