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May flowers you don't want to see in your garden

All flowers are beautiful in their own way, but there are some that spell trouble in spite of their aesthetic appeal. King County noxious weed specialists shared these lovely photos of a few not-so-lovely noxious weeds seen on the job this past month. 649 more words

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WSDA set to banish six weeds from state

Update 5/24/2016:  Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will be holding a public hearing on June 9 to seek comment regarding six proposed additions to the Prohibited Plant List (also known as the Quarantine List). 390 more words

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Puget Sound Corps to the Rescue

Noxious weeds are flourishing even earlier this year, given our record-breaking warmer and wetter winter and spring. King County noxious weed staff have been working hard to keep up but it’s been a mad dash to get to the weeds before they go to seed this  year. 318 more words

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Starting a cut flower business in Minnesota

1.  Fact sheet from MN Dept. of Revenue on the definition of “Agricultural Production.”  It includes floriculture.


2. Information about Schedule F.  If you want to run this as an agricultural enterprise and be able to claim the income and the expenses from the venture, you’ll need to file a Schedule F with your income taxes.  240 more words

Spurge laurel spotted in Maury Island forest

Have you ever noticed a shrubby evergreen that  looks like a cross between a leggy rhododendron and a laurel, but isn’t either one?  It might be… 181 more words

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Wild Chervil – April 2016 Weed of the Month

Wild chervil sounds like an exotic salad herb, but is in fact a Class B noxious weed in Washington, regulated in many counties including King County, due to its nasty habit of being invasive and taking over fields and pastures. 1,087 more words

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Identification tips for a few noxious weeds emerging in early April

King County noxious weed specialists are seeing all sorts of species showing up this month. Here are some recent finds.

Goatsue regrowth emerging in March. Photo by Alexis Kleinbeck. 493 more words

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