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Verge Planting – Brisbane City Council Guidelines

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The Brisbane City Council have finally given in to pressure from green-fingered residents and now has a policy to allow gardening on verges or native strips in front of houses. Their guidelines were announced in August 2016 and updated in March 2017. They can be accessed here and the Brisbane Times article with some interesting… more…

Community Gardens, Native Wildlife, The Politics of Gardening, Verge Planting, Weeds and Biosecurity

Cotton Harlequin Bug

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This not so little bug – about 1.5 cm long – is enjoying the sun on the native hibiscus out the front. Cotton Harlequin Bug (Tectocoris diophthalmus) See more about them at http://www.brisbaneinsects.com/brisbane_stinkbugs/Harlequin.htm  … more…

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