The humble backyard garden brings us many benefits; it’s a place to relax, a place to grow your own fruit and veggies and can help to encourage biodiversity in the area. Did you know that a cleverly designed garden can also help keep your home cool in summer and warm in winter?
Find out how with ACTSmart’s Annie Egan.
In this free workshop you’ll learn about:
The Canberra climate
The creation of microclimates
The sun’s path summer and winter
What shading can contribute to cooling in summer
The use of deciduous plantings, shade in summer, sun in winter
Planting to take advantage of summer breezes
Planting to shelter from winter winds