Plant Advice

APACE have a huge amount of experience in working with native plants.

We’ve included some advice below to help you with your DIY verge and garden:

Verge Advice

APACE WA would like to see all verges converted over to biodiverse native ecosystems and have provided some information below to help any customers looking to employ a landscaper to help them achieve this, or DIY.

Firstly, read this blog – it has some great background information

Here are some great resources:

  1. Optimal Timeline for Verge Installation and DIY steps – see Verge-Schedule
  2. Specification for Verge Preparation for DIY or Contractor: APACE- Specification-Preparation
  3. Recommended Landscaping Contractor List – APACE
  4. APACE-Verge-Preparation-Checklist to use when discussing verge with a Landscape Contractor
  5. Verge Design Ideas: Examples-Verge-Design
  6. How to get your plant order in (and when) – contact – preferably 3 months prior. We can also provide you with an availability list.
  7. What Services can APACE offer: Consultation for a Plant List, Weed Management and Planting

Other useful websites for some of the local councils:

City of Fremantle – Website link and great booklet – Creating your Verge

East Fremantle – see website Planting your verge and this link APACE – QR Codes – East Fremantle

City of Cockburn – Verge Guidelines 

City of Melville – Verges


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