Trust for Nature:

Landcare Australia:

Landcare Victoria:

Caring for Our Country:

Tree Project:

Local community information

Transition Town Maroondah:

Maroondah City Council:

Community  Environment and  Education


Local nurseries

Community of Ringwood Indigenous Species of Plant Nursery Inc (CRISP)
17 Greenwood Avenue
PO Box 76 Heathmont 3135
9879 3911
Fax: 9879 1161
Open Weds and Fri 9.30 – 12.30
Sat (1st & 3rd of the month) 10am – 1pm Mar – Nov



Local Business

Bendigo Bank Heathmont:


Very Edible Gardens:



Australian Butterflies:

Birds Australia :



Shire of Yarra Ranges website, listing and excellent images of indigenous flora, and listings of plants in specific ecological communities in the Shire. Completed by Marilyn Gray for Shire of Yarra Ranges. She is also co-author of the latest edition of Flora of Melbourne:


Australian Plants SocietyMaroondah, Inc., Flora of Melbourne, A Guide to the Indigenous Plants of the Greater Melbourne Area

Australian Plant Census Online, helpful in checking current naming/classification of plants.

Karwarra Australian Plant Garden, Tues-Fri, 10-4pm. Weekends and public holidays, 1-4pm. Free. Nursery also, with limited range of local and other Australian native plants. Located behind Kalorama Recreation Reserve, off Mt. Dandenong Tourist Road. The Garden has a wonderful range of local and other Australian native plants, beautiful landscaping, and areas of natural bushland, 2 hectares. Free entry. There is a Friends Website.


Weeds Australia:

Environmental weeds in the shire – an illustrated guide with useful information: