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Wollongong verge gardens receive council funding | Illawarra Mercury



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Twelve new verge gardens will be established across Wollongong, with the council providing vouchers worth a total of $3000 to get planting started. Each project will receive a $250 voucher for Wollongong Botanic Garden’s Greenplan Nursery under a Wollongong City Council pilot to build gardens on verges and improve neighbourhood connections. The people behind the selected projects have a variety of visions for their gardens: some hope to grow fruit and vegetables to share with their neighbours, while others want to plant trees to provide more shade. Read more: ‘I was fighting for my life’: Port Kembla grandmother targeted in home invasion Planting native plants that…

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