1 September 2005

Hortiporn - How to recognise Chilean Needle Grass and not spread it around

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The ever vigilant Department of Urban Services is running an infiormation session for those of us lucky to while away the hours on shredders and ride-on lawn mowers about the evils of Chilean Needle Grass.

Needle Grass has been declared a pest species and actually is quite a quarrelsome piece of flora. It’s invasiveness, ability to spread iself around better than 17 year old in Insomnia can have a severe impact on horticultural and environmental practices in this part of the world, not to mention it is very scratchy but fun to throw at Mum.

This course will aid in the identification and management of a few other bueaties such as Serrated Tussock (that old Gem), African Lovegrass and St John’s Wort.

Read more about the program here

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but it looks so pretty when its purple thumper…

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