Weed experts will be on hand for the day offering free weed advice for all backyard gardeners and the native plant nursery will be open so you can grab some more natives for your garden.
Pretty alternatives abound - pull a weed and receive a native tree
Weeds of particular interest this year are -
Polka dot plant is currently of greatest concern in SE QLD, where it is listed among the top 200 most invasive plants species, and appears on numerous local environmental weed lists (e.g. in the Gold Coast City, Redlands Shire, Cooloola Shire, Caboolture Shire and Maroochy Shire).
Swap this hideous weed for a pretty native - image courtesy BCC
Mexican petunia is known as an invasive weed and has been causing huge problems in waterways around Enoggera for many years.
Purple succulent in SE Qld this weed is considered a significant environmental weed and appears on weed lists of many Councils, it is on Hervey Bay Regional Council's 12 most concerning weed species list and has the potential to out-compete many native plants.
Invasive weeds are spoiling it for everyone - image courtesy BCC
Indian Hawthorne is regarded as an environmental weed in NSW and QLD and is actively managed by community groups in NSW, it is currently listed in the top 200 of the most invasive weed species in SE Qld.
Native Trees replace invasive weeds
No bookings are required, just show up on Saturday the 2nd August anytime between 10am and 4pm and receive a free tree for every bag of weeds.