Care for what you've got

How to care for your native bush block or bush remnant. The level of established plants will determine the amount of work to do. Actions could include fencing, weed control, infill planting and predator control.

Ti Kouka/Cabbage Tree against blue sky
Multiple harakeke/flax plants growing in area

Native bush on your property

Where to focus effort

Limited time and funds? Check out Waikato Regional Council's factsheet on Managing Forest Fragments for great tips on how to decide which areas to restore first. 

if you are new to restoration, start with a site close to the house that is easily accessible. Sites that are larger and healthier will be easier to regenerate and will show the best results in the short term.

Advice on covenants and funding