1 – 31 March 2018
Facilitated by EcoMatters WeedFree, War on Weeds happens annually during the month of March.
This month of extra bins gives West Auckland households further support to help eliminate invasive weeds on their gardens, and by extension, control the spread of weeds into Auckland’s beautiful West Coast bush. See map below for locations of War on Weeds bins 2018.
Weed bin locations during March
Enlarge the map below (top right hand corner) and click on a location for the address on each bin.
Weeds to look out for
- Climbing asparagus
- Wild ginger
- Woolly nightshade
- Tradescantia (also known as Wandering Willie)
- Moth plant
- Japanese honeysuckle
- Pampas grass
- Blue morning glory
- Chinese privet & tree privet
- Arundo/giant reed
- Brush wattle
- Cape ivy
Thank you to the Waitākere Ranges and Henderson-Massey Local Boards for their generous support.
Cheers to Appleseed Recycling and Auckland Exterior Cleaning for hosting a weed bin during the War on Weeds.
Weed bins available at other times
But if you live in the Waitākere Ranges Local Board area, there are still ways you can dispose of invasive weeds free of charge and help prevent pest plants from spreading into the native bush we love. Find out more at Weed Bins