Why native plants and not food gardens?

Short answer: To tackle climate change we need to increase tree canopy and biodiversity with an emphasis on native plants as much as possible. This also suits the multiple purposes for this common land. Most disputes with verge gardens involve food gardens.

For a more comprehensive answer see Why I Won’t Be Growing An Edible Verge that I wrote in 2017 when I began verge gardening.

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