Preparing the Verge for Autumn Planting….

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On Sunday a small team of vergers gathered in Bassendean early to tackle a narrow weedy verge and avoid the great heat of the day. In just over an hour the weeds were dug out,  wet newspaper was spread and the mulch was heaped on top covering the area. The Bassendean  Council were very helpful and assisted by placing part of the mulch on the footpath for easy access on the Friday and placing signage along the footpath for pedestrians. It was a breeze and the visual impact is amazing.

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Now the area is ready to be “bombed” with the everlasting bombs we made at our last workshop. As soon as May arrives…

Our verge gardening group  meets about every 3 weeks to tackle someone’s verge. If you would like to be part of it, contact Pam on pamela.riordan@gmail.com

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