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Spring has finally arrived and with the August rains, so have the weeds!
Bass Coast Shire Council is encouraging urban landowners to control weeds this spring once again running the ‘Weed ‘em and Reap’ from 31 October to 28 November.
As part of the campaign, participants who remove noxious weeds from their gardens can receive free indigenous plants as a thank you.
Weeds are particularly vulnerable during spring time due to their life cycles, which makes it the perfect time to attack them.
Spring is a great time to identify those difficult weeds you may have in your garden, as they will be in flower.
Council’s General Manager Sustainable Development and Growth, Allison Jones, said Council and volunteer groups work all year round to remove and control the environmental weeds in our natural reserves.
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