Gold gar­den

Central Otago Mirror - - LAKES DISTRICT SPORT -

Gold­fields Pri­mary School now has a na­tive gar­den as a re­sult of Project Gold, a col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween the Depart­ment of Con­ser­va­tion, Cen­tral Otago Dis­trict Coun­cil and students par­tic­i­pat­ing in the En­vi­roschools ini­tia­tive, us­ing dry, woody shrub­land species in­clud­ing co­prosma, olearia and and kowhai. Cel­e­brat­ing Liv­ing Land­scapes, the project also aims to en­cour­age the neigh­bour­hood to plant na­tives, to at­tract bird and lizard life into the area.

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