Author Archives: soulscape
Weed Control Techniques – Skirting vines
Weed control techniques – Digging out tubers
Weed control techniques – foliar spraying
Weed control techniques – Intro
‘Ochna serrulata’ is sometimes grown in Australian gardens as an ornamental shrub. Attracted by the copious bright red seeds, birds spread it into public spaces and bushland. It is very difficult to eradicate. In this film Marita Macrae shows how … Continue reading
Native to Brazil, this vine is a pest in Australia. Alan Hill describes the plant and shows how to eradicate it – location is North Smoky Beach in Hat Head National Park.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Following upon primary eradication the seed bank must be removed. Volunteers are essential. Shows how to identify native plants sometimes confused with Bitou.
Gap Beach is a subtropical paradise. Control of Bitou Bush has enabled recovery of native vegetation on beach and in littoral rainforest. The Magic Palm Tree. Large goanna, kangaroos, surfing.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Demonstrates the splatter gun which accurately delivers a measured dose of herbicide up to 10 meters. Weeding ‘productivity’ increased tenfold.Hand weeding remains important.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Part 1 of a series outlining the problem, shows how to successfully defeat it. Bushcare volunteers essential.