Spring might mean sunshine and flowers to some but to others, such as Mark Fletcher and seven-year-old daughter Bianca, it means itchy eyes and asthma attacks.

The Fletchers live in Balgowlah near Manly and say it’s the weeds around their suburb that cause the most irritation during the warmer seasons.

“When I lived in Canberra I hardly felt my asthma, but I was far more active,” Mr Fletcher says.

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