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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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In addition to high quality and superior finishings, a remarkable 75 per cent of properties face the Fire and Earth golf courses, with the remaining 25 per cent facing lakes and nature strips, ensuring uninterrupted views for all.
A Mediterranean-inspired collection of affordable luxury apartments and townhouses, Alandalus is set on a 375-hectare area, 75 per cent of which is made up of lush green landscaping, with lakes and nature strips throughout.
Works are the reconstruction of 1200 metres of Old Wells Road from Eel Race Drain to 100m North of Erika Crescent which includes pipe drainage and associated pits, asphalt resheeting of road pavement, construction of 2 roundabouts, replacement of footpaths and shared paths and reinstatement of nature strips.
What's the point of half an hour of voyeurism, gawping at someone battling to keep their dignity as nature strips it away?
What I am interested in though is notions of sustainability and ways in which this focus on sustainability has led to many taking to their gardens, to community gardens and to nature strips in order to plant.
In many countries, all new houses must by law have dual flush toilets, smaller shower rosettes to restrict the water flow, wastewater is recycled and used for watering public gardens and nature strips, while drip watering systems have become more prevalent.
Investment in Palestinian production and the economy are crucial particularly because of the occupation which by its nature strips away a many of the possibilities for financial success.
The fact that people see kangaroos grazing on their main street nature strips is just an indication that kangaroos are hungry and cannot find food where they normally did, not a sign that they are invading city streets,'' Wirth said.
There is no doubt that questions of law and order become a lot more pressing for sections of the media when gangsters start killing each other in inner city restaurants, rather than on the nature strips of obscure outer suburbs.
All gardens, nature strips, and parks would benefit if we ensured that a higher percentage of rainwater was returned back into the ground.
Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, today called for public input on a draft guide that would allow residents to utilise residential nature strips for small scale food production or gardens.
Mowing and clean nature strips and wildlife strips;