Challenges and Solutions

Despite being public land, the cost of maintaining the verges in Australian cities usually falls to the residents or owners of individual properties.

Many councils have guidelines setting out what you can do on the verge, many provide free street trees, and some even provide plants for residents to plant.

Let’s face it though, not everybody is a gardener. Some don’t have the interest, others don’t have time or commitment. But all is not lost. [continue reading…]