Frog-friendly gardens

Frog-friendly gardens

Frogs are fascinating and often secretive animals – we hear them more than we see them!

A frog pond at Table Top

Australia is home to more than 221 species of frogs, but unfortunately their populations have undergone serious declines in recent decades. A third of species are now listed as threatened worldwide.

Please help by creating frog-friendly habitat in your garden.

Here are some resources:

There are many easy and inexpensive ways to attract frogs to the home garden – the hints here will get you started:  
https://www.qm.qld.gov.au/Find+out+about/Animals+of+Queensland/Frogs/Frog+friendly+gardens

How to make a frog pond by Sustainable Gardening Australia: summary PDF
Source and additional information: https://www.sgaonline.org.au/frog-ponds/

Watch Costa Georgiadis from Gardening Australia build two different frog habitats – a frog bog using a fibreglass pond shell and a pond using an old bath tub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2RN7gmW3NQ

ABC Gardening Australia fact sheet for a school frog-bog project:
https://www.abc.net.au/gardening/factsheets/frog-bog/9801490

Reptiles and frogs of North East Victoria – An identification and conservation guide: https://www.environment.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0030/394068/Frogs-and-Reptiles-NE-Vic-2018_online.pdf