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Milk Thistle – May 2018 Weed of the Month

If you’ve ever walked barefoot in a field, chances are you’ve felt a thistle: those spiny-leaved plants that prick your feet and make you jump. Left unchecked, they produce purple or pink flowers at stem ends and plenty of seeds. 928 more words

Weed Identification

Noxious weed shiny geranium spreading on Vashon Island and other places in King County

When noxious weed specialists Maria Winkler and Minwook Park drove down a quiet street on Vashon Island earlier this spring, they were alarmed to find a large, dense carpet of… 878 more words

Program News

Ground cover plants are a must for every garden and gardener

By Sarah Buchanan. First published by Rattan Direct on 28 September 2016.

I am a fan of ground cover plants for three simple reasons:

Gardening

Raspberry Herbicide Options

The cooler weather this spring has slowed growth in perennial crops like raspberries. Before new raspberry shoots appear there are several pre-emergence, post-emergence and broad spectrum herbicides that can be applied. 30 more words

Pest Management

Groovy way to find friends this Youth Week

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Townsville\u2019s youth are ready to get their groove on for a massive Youth Week celebration today at Strand Park. 4,576 more words

Central Hub

King County’s noxious weed program tackles several high priority species in April

King County’s noxious weed specialists have their hands full this month and it isn’t going to get easier anytime soon. Top priority noxious weeds they are focusing on this month include garlic mustard, European coltsfoot, giant hogweed and shiny geranium. 1,647 more words

Program News

Make room for trees – pull some weeds!

King County Parks, Green Seattle Partnership and many more organizations are making it easy for everyone to make room for trees and help grow a greener environment for Earth Month! 362 more words

Weed Control