Why sell broom as we cut it in bloom?

Allowing this weed to be sold makes no sense

What? Broom for sale?

My partner and I moved to Qualicum Beach just over a month ago. When out driving we’ve seen the signs: “Cut Broom in Bloom.” 

So why is it sold in our local nurseries? Or better still, why are they allowed to sell it in our local nurseries?

We have all those volunteer students doing their best to eradicate the problem of spreading broom, while at the same time we have nurseries promoting it.

I believe there is something wrong with this scenario.

If the government wants broom eradicated, then surely they need to stop the nurseries from growing and selling it.

Are we the only ones shaking our heads?

Sylvia Benton

Qualicum Beach


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