Invasive Plants

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Mint Knows No Bounds

Mint likes to wander. It won’t be contained by a pot – or a fence. It just keeps going and may start to smother other plants.

07/16/2014

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Multiflora Rose Serves As Host For Rose Rosette Disease

It was already a weed problem, invading gardens and natural areas, but now, Multiflora rose is also known to be the host plant for Rose Rosette Disease.

07/13/2014

(credit: Phran Novelli)

Invasive Thistle Spreads With The Wind

If you’ve ever had thistles turn up as weeds in your garden, you know how nasty they can be. Get rid of them completely, before they go to seed and spread across the neighborhood.

07/16/2013

(credit: Phran Novelli)

White Snakeroot

White Snakeroot – Ageratina altissima, a member of the Aster family – is a native plant once thought to cure snakebites, but in fact, it’s toxic.

10/23/2012

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