Backyard Buddies
Create a Lizard Friendly Garden


Create a Lizard Friendly Garden

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Blue tongues, skinks, water dragons, and other lizards are fantastic buddies to encourage in your backyard.

Skinks will eat up insects and their larvae, and larger skinks will take care of slugs and snails for you.

To encourage lizards in your garden:

Try to:


Some good plants for lizards include:

Be a backyard buddy

It’s easy. All you have to do is care... and take a few simple steps. Backyard Buddies are the native plants and animals that share our urban areas, waterways, backyards and parks.  Backyard Buddies are also the people who value native wildlife and want to protect it.

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