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:

How to make a frog pond by Sustainable Gardening Australia: summary PDF
Source and additional information:

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:

ABC Gardening Australia fact sheet for a school frog-bog project:

Reptiles and frogs of North East Victoria – An identification and conservation guide: