Benefits of Verge Planting

There are lots of benefits to replacing grass verges with native trees, shrubs and flowers. Some small, some large, most hard to quantify.

Why your verge should include flowers


There are two main types of flowers to include on your verge. The flowers of native shrubs provide ongoing habitat and food – plants like westringia, austromyrtus dulcis (Midgen Berry), myoporum and scaevola. The bees and other pollinators love them and, once established, they don’t take much work at all. Scaevola is a low-growing groundcover [...]

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