NY02033 - Discovering Alternatives to Garden Escapes & Stopping the Spread of Invasive Plants

The issue of ‘Garden Escapes’ also know as environmental weeds or invasive plants, is one with which the nursery industry is inexorably linked. One objective of the nursery and garden industry national strategic plan is to ensure the industry responds to community environmental concerns in relation to invasive garden plants and provide a model of such that is applicable nationally. The discovering to garden escapes and stopping the spread of invasive plants projects NY02033 has assisted with funding the project officer position to facilitate the development of the booklet ‘Grow me Instead’ – a guide for gardeners in the greater Sydney district