Bushfires, Get Set

Prepare for bushfires now with Aussie Pumps’ free Bushfire Survival Guide. The Guide includes the essentials of bushfire protection with equipment checklists, fire drills and pump maintenance. It also includes guidelines to minimise the risk to livestock, troubleshooting self-priming pumps and of course it refers to the new National Fire Rating system. The huge fuel […]

Still Creek Landcare: Platypus Edna Testing and Outcomes

We recently completed collecting Platypus eDNA samples from 23 sites in and around our catchment. Hornsby Shire Councils Environmental Scientists led the project. They arranged for expert training of the volunteers in eDNA collection and provided the logistics to plan and execute this complex time sensitive project. eDNA stands for ‘Environmental’ DNA. It’s the term […]

Edging Supplies

With the start of a new year it’s always good to plan your gardening needs. Our steel edging is so popular at the moment. We have full range of galvanized steel and Corten steel edging ranging in heights from 75mil all the way up to 580mil high. We stock the stakes and each length comes […]

Bromeliad Society of Australia

The next meeting of the Bromeliad Society of Australia will be on Saturday, 11th February at the Federation Pavilion, Castle Hill Showground, Showground Road, Castle Hill off Doran Drive. Bromeliad sales to the public from 10am with the meeting commencing at 12noon. The meeting will be exploring Intergeneric bromeliads. Intergenerics can be created in nature, […]

Hidden in the Hills: Bizarre Shaped Trees

It can be said with confidence that trees are the most common feature of our bushland. Without trees, which present themselves in all shapes, colour and sizes, much of the character of the bush would not be as diverse. Throughout our local forest areas there can be found some extremely interesting examples of how nature […]