“Garden plants are the biggest source of weeds in this country totalling 70% of Australia’s combined agricultural, noxious and natural ecosystem weeds“. (CSIRO 2005 Report ‘Jumping the Garden Fence’). Governments and volunteers dedicate enormous resources to controlling invasive plants that destroy biodiversity.
Weeds in the garden create a chore that needs to be attended to in order to keep our ornamental plants healthy and to make the garden more attractive. When plants become weeds in our bushland and waterways, however, they pose a much more serious problem.
Here are our posts about invasive plants: