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Register now for free classes on noxious weeds being offered this spring

If you are interested in learning to identify and control noxious weeds and other invasive plants (or just to freshen up your skills), then we have the classes for you!  354 more words

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Milk Thistle

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum) is a biennial or winter annual native to Europe and Asia that has been naturalized throughout the world, including much of North America. 429 more words



As pretty as these flowers are, the Lantana camara (also known as Tick-berry) has long been declared a noxious weed in South Africa. The flowers are attractive to butterflies and the purple-black berries are relished by birds – the latter are responsible for dispersing the seeds far and wide. 113 more words

Alien Vegetation

Hated weeds, take 3

Last week, I asked What might be called “the scourge of Gaiety Hollow”? It was less than 12 hours before someone guessed correctly:

Aegopodium podagraria… 540 more words

Gaiety Hollow

Spanish Broom

Spanish broom (Spartium junceum) has pea-like flowers as described in my previous post (“Pea Flower Arrangement” 11-20-17). Spanish broom is the only species in its genus, … 455 more words


Hated weeds, take 2

Last week, I left you all with a cliff-hanger. What is this weed that I loath?

This is Campanula rapunculoides aka creeping bellflower or rampion bellflower. 496 more words

Gaiety Hollow

County to leave weed agency

The Baker County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday to leave the Tri-County Cooperative Weed Management Area.

But two of the three commissioners left open the possibility that the decision wouldn’t be final. 33 more words

Dept. Of Agriculture