Responsible gardener should consider the potential weed status of any plant selected for the garden

By John Gabriele
Updated April 8 2021 - 5:12am, first published 1:40am
OVERRUN: Japanese silver grass can be invasive, gardeners should chose native over introduced plant species for the garden. Picture: Shutterstock

The world is getting smaller with our capacity to travel and that brings opportunity for trade. The currency of gardeners is plants and since the development of the means for long distance travel, the movement of plants across our planet has continued to accelerate.