Waterwise Verge Makeover 2019

Native Plants

Transform your verge!

Jump on the wagon and take the opportunity to transform your verge into a beautiful flowering native garden with free plants, mulch and training. Save up to 40,000L of water each year! 


Waterwise verge training workshop


Training will be provided by the City of Mandurah and Water Corporation with a step by step process on how to undertake a verge makeover including:

  • handy tips on soils and plants,
  • design advice and
  • on-site demonstrations.

Free goodies!

Get your hands on the following to help you make over your verge;

  • $80 plant voucher to spend at Carramar Coastal Nursery in Secret Harbour
  • A packet of everlasting seeds
  • Garden trowel and gloves
  • Voucher for soil amendment  
  • Mulch for your verge delivered by the council*


Register your interest now for next year's program.

Before you express your interest, please carefully read the guidelines below.

  • A before and after photo
  • Attend a training workshop in Winter 2019 (3 will be offered, usually on a Sunday).
  • Inform us of your installation date
  • Install the Waterwise verge including removing/spraying grass, irrigation if needed, spreading mulch, planting seedlings and follow up maintenance**
  • Ensure your verge is compliant with the City’s local law 

* Mulch cannot be guaranteed to be weed/disease free. If you accept the mulch it is at your own risk.

** Irrigation and weed control materials not provided by the City.  


Some more information on creating a Waterwise Verge can be found on the Water Conservation page.


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