Plant me Instead

The Department of Conservation in conjunction with regional, city and district councils nationwide have produced a series of regional guides to environmentally friendly gardening. They provide information about the most serious weeds in each region and what non-weedy plants can be used in their place.

The following links take you to the books or provide more information about what is available in each region.

  • Auckland
  • Waikato (4MB)
  • Bay of Plenty (4.5MB)
  • East Coast-Hawke's Bay (2.5MB)
  • Wellington 
  • Canterbury (2.5MB)
  • Southland(2.7MB)

This page last updated on 25 Sep 2012