nature strip


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nature strip

n
informal Austral a grass strip in front of a house between a fence or footpath and a roadway

nature strip

- An area of grass beside a roadway, possibly with a few trees or shrubs, lying between the footpath part and the roadway proper.
See also related terms for shrubs.
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Residents are reminded they are responsible for mowing the nature strip that adjoins their property.
He suffered from injuries which included two fractured vertebrae when his car went over a nature strip and hit a fence.
There's a favourite little patch of nature strip in Melbourne I like to pass by where the neighbours have planted herbs and plants, all lovingly labelled and cared for by those in the area.
Ms Burges-Watson said: "We bought into this area because of the lovely trees and nature strip opposite the house ( something we value extremely highly and are keen to protect and improve.
Because even to glimpse a garden, Agatha had to leave her lime-green flat surrounded by sharp cactuses and gravel, and walk down to the nature strip bordering the freeway outside.
Geographically spread across the ACT and region, the grant recipients will deliver projects such as rain gardens, mulching systems, downpipe disconnection, nature strip treatments and, for rural areas, erosion control as demonstrations of best practices others can learn from.
Trees on the nature strip have pushed the road kerb and channel and made the road very uneven and causing drainage problems.
Surface storm water from road onto nature strip is not draining creating unsafe surface and poor amenity for residents.
The current guidelines require residents to gain approval to utilise the nature strip, including to plant gardens or store materials temporarily.
Along the northern side of Pall Mall no footpath was ever built and this are now needed as goat tracks exist and tripping points are located here due to the undulating nature of the nature strip.
Along the western side of Beverley Grove no footpath was ever built and this are now needed as goat tracks exist and tripping points are located here due to the undulating nature of the nature strip.
Along the western side of Woodstock Road no footpath was ever built and this are now needed as goat tracks exist and tripping points are located here due to the undulating nature of the nature strip.