Queensland

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My sustainability journey brought me back to verge gardens when I attended my first Australian Conservation Foundation Brisbane Northside event and met Gayle from The...
You need to apply for approval if garden beds or landscaping are beyond 900mm of the front boundary or your property; you want to install...
Pollinator Link a not-for-profit social enterprise creating wildlife corridors for urban spaces. The concept is to use backyards, parks, school grounds and even unit block...
Wildscape Gardens offers people the opportunity to create a garden sanctuary for wildlife in their own backyards and create low maintenance green escapes from the...
Bridgeman Downs is in the northern Brisbane Suburbs. This is a new group based around the original garden that inspired the Shady Lanes Project.
Keep Sandgate Beautiful Association launched their verge garden project in late 2023. The aim is to raise awareness of biodiversity in their local community within...
The Habitat Brisbane program is Brisbane City Council's community bushcare volunteer program. It supports over 160 Habitat Brisbane groups whose hands-on conservation efforts protect and...
Personal garden blog and garden journal for a Brisbane garden growing native plants for wildlife and food plants for people. Ponds and birdbaths provide water....
The Banyo District includes Banyo, Nudgee, Nudgee Beach and the surrounding area in the northern suburbs of Brisbane. See our members' gardens here. For more...
It was a few months back when I noticed verge plantings popping up around my neighbourhood, Northgate Ward, Brisbane. Colourful, low-growing native plants were suddenly...
There is no verge garden policy but this council allows residents to plant street trees. See the link to the fact sheets on planting and...
Limited planting for verge gardens is permitted without a permit. "The landscaping must be adjacent to the property boundary and no wider than 500mm." Anything...
Photo shows the second working bee for 47 Bilambil St in July 2023. This extends the verge garden next door and will have the same...
Guidelines for establishing a verge garden in Brisbane are at https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/clean-and-green/natural-environment-and-water/plants-trees-and-gardens/verge-gardens "Residents are encouraged to use native or water-wise plants where possible." You cannot include...
There are the usual concerns about safety and visibility but this is quite restrictive and permits required. Interestingly, most of the suggested plants are not...
Growing the wild plants of South East Queensland Community nursery providing tubestock. Prices and stock list on the website. W: ppnn.org.au F: @PatenParkNativeNursery
Permits are required before planting. Organic garden practices only (no snail bait or chemical sprays). Emphasis on protecting the street trees. Ensure mulch doesn’t spill onto...
We have been happily transforming the verge at 45 Bilambil Street.  In this post, I am excited to give you a brief overview of our...
We have a new street tree between our young street tree and the neighbours established street tree. It's just inside their verge so I've checked...
We started the verge garden 12 months ago. We have over-sown the existing non-native grass with Dichondra Repens, a no-mow native grass with pretty kidney...
Our gardens and nature strips can offer our native wildlife much-needed habitat, food, water, and safety. This facebook group is for sharing ideas, information, resources,...
Over the last 3 months I have gradually been adding to my little verge garden. I have chosen a narrow strip in front of my...
New garden started using free council plants - yesterday dug out grass under the Jacaranda tree on the footpath between two houses. Neighbours came out...
Ingrained Foundation provided a grant in 2022 for a collaborative project where Australian Earth Laws Alliance (AELA) and Regen Brisbane/Meeanjin will work with the Shady Lanes...
Flora 4 Fauna - Australia is actively working towards providing the community with: - Native Australian Plants through regular plant sales; - The facilitation of...
I'd toyed with the idea of planting a verge garden for years but after reading the council requirements didn't feel confident in starting one. I...
My verge garden started last year was just going to be herbs and flowers to share with the neighbours. But nothing grew except a few...
This is a community that is concerned with local and global biodiversity declines. We think globally and act locally by restoring locally flora and thus...
Review the Road verge planting guidelines and then complete the New community plantings within the road verge checklist All responses to the checklist questions must...
An informal network for those who grow, buy, make, sell and share local food. Because these things are improbably, yet reverberatingly important. What is local?...
I belong to the Pullen Pullen Catchments Group and have a great interest in natural bush regeneration where plants are not planted and the bush...
Facebook group to post photos of your favourite Brisbane street trees. Brisbane has lots of street trees - but it needs more. This group is...
ACF Community Brisbane Northside is an independently organised, volunteer-run group representing Brisbane northern suburbs and Moreton Bay region and is part of the Australian Conservation...
This is my nature strip that you see in many of the photos on this website. The strip has a street tree planted by Council...
Queensland Walks is a community-based  membership organisation and volunteer group set up to improve conditions for walking in Queensland - organised by people who believe that walking...
Logan City is between Brisbane and the Gold Coast in Queensland. You need to apply for a permit online but they are self-assessable and you...
Sunshine Coast guidelines and planting list are here. (updated 22 June 2022) They provide an approved plant list. To be eligible for planting under self-assessment,...
Kumbartcho is operated by Volunteers in partnership with Moreton Bay Regional Council and is located at Eatons Hill,  just on Brisbane's Northern border. On site, there is...