Cut Broom in Bloom
Vancouver Island & BC Mainland’s Grassroots Scotch Broom Containment Campaign
NOTICE: Broombusters can only chip broom cut
by Broombusters during our prearranged broom
cuts. We want to help – but contact us first!
Why Cut Broom?
Scotch Broom is a highly invasive woody weed. It grows rapidly, crowding out native plants and preventing regrowth, retarding or preventing the growth of many understory species, preventing the regrowth of forests, leading to a dramatic loss of diversity
How to cut Broom?
Cut Broom in Bloom at ground level, while broom is in bloom, usually mid-April through early June.
Problems with Broom
About Scotch Broom
Spreads rapidly & densely
Crowds out native plants
Leads to loss of diversity
Prevents forest regrowth
Toxic to wildlife
Takes over farms
You can help, as an individual, community or municipality. The strategy works.
Active BC Communities
Nanaimo – Lantzville