Here are a range of articles for those just starting out, as well as experienced native plant enthusiasts. Further information available on the Central Coast website.
|Topic ||Details || Download|
| Getting started|| Plan your garden and get the basics right|| Download|
| Central Coast plants for gardens|| Some suggested local trees, shrubs and ground covers to plant in your garden.|| Download|
| Attracting wildlife to your garden|| Did you know that the shape of a bird's beak is a good indication of the type of food it eats? An extensive list of bird attracting plants, indication of flowering times and recommended planting position is available.|| Download|
| Coastal Plants|| Australian plants suitable for coast locations|| Download|
| Fire Resistant Plants|| Fire resistant plants for Central Coast Gardens.|| Download|
| Container Plants|| Growing plants in containers can be both challenging and rewarding. There are many natives that can be successfully grown in containers|| Download|
| Ferns for Central Coast Gardens|| Ferns can add a lush beauty to the garden. An introduction to some of the local ferns with growing notes.|| Download|
| Acacias for Central Coast Gardens|| When we think of Acacias or wattles yellow or cream flowers spring to mind. Did you know there is a Queensland wattle that produces purple flowers ? Learn how to grow Acacias from seed|| Download|
| Orchids for Central Coast Gardens|| Helpful hints on growing orchids with some easy to grow local orchids suggested for your garden.|| Download|
| Drain Cloggers|| Native plants to avoid planting near drains, pipes or concrete paths.|| Download|
During late Winter, bush tracks in the sandstone country of the Central Coast start to blaze with colour as heath plants start their early flowering, continuing through spring and summer.
Here are lists of plants that thrive on the Central Coast (under construction).