Healing the Wounds to Wildlife 1 Direct Killing
More on the Natives vs. Invasives plant debate.
Healing the Wounds, Part 4: The Wound of Exotic Species
Seduced By a Pretty Face
English Ivy: Most Hated Plants
Japanese Barberry: A Threat to Public Health
The Most Hated Plants series is devoted to the worst of the worst invasive plants. These plants are causing great ecological harm and habitat devastation for wildlife, plus the cost of managing these plants is billions of dollars of taxpayer money every year. Knowing...
I’d like to dedicate this post to my blogging friend, Carol at Flower Hill Farm, for her long-suffering with this invasive plant, her nemesis, Bishop Weed, also known as Goutweed (Aegopodium podagraria). But first, a disclaimer. I call this ongoing series “Most Hated...
Here’s something I need to get out of the way right here in the beginning. I have been accused by some of being a native plant nazi because of my firm belief that native plants are much better in the conservation garden than are exotic plants. I am not suggesting that...
Top 10 Best Woody Plants in Ecosystem Gardening
One Million Gardens
View our library of invasive plants. See the "most Hated" list of plants. Why these plants are such a problem.
Beware the Invasive Butterfly Bush
Raising Awareness of Invasive Species
The Human Equation in Nature
Winter is over, now it’s time for the native spring ephemeral wildflowers, those that grow, flower, and reproduce before the woodland trees leaf out. But, thanks to some of the worst of the most hated plants, some invasive plants prevent this from happening. One of...
The damage to ecosystems and endangered wildlife caused by invasive plants is massive. Everyone must take responsibility for the removal of invasive plants from our Ecosystem Gardens.
Healing Wounds to Wildlife 3 Habitat Fragmentation
Carolyn Summers: Designing Any Garden Style With Native Plants
The Great Native Plant Debate
Oriental Bittersweet on Most Hated Plants List
Mount Cuba Center Native Plants of the Piedmont
How to get rid of Chinese Wisteria. What alternatives to plant.
Norway Maple makes “Most Hated Plants” List
Pizza Is Great Bird Food
Butterfly Bush is Invasive Do NOT Plant
What to Plant Under Black Walnut Trees
Native Plant Bloom Day: Flame Azalea
Our weekly saga continues with the worst of the worst invasive plants. Plants so harmful to ecosystems they should never be planted, yet alone sold. Topping the noxious list this week is Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus umbellata) and Russian Olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia),...
Learning From Our Mistakes
Kill The Bishops Weed
Doug Tallamy on Invasive Plants
Paulownia (Princess Tree) on “Most Hated Plants” List
Chinese Lespedeza makes “Most Hated Plants” List
My response to the article on Invasive Plants from Garden Rant.
Doug Tallamy: Native Plants Support Local Food Webs
When Experts Mislead You
Imagining how many trees are cut down during election season to create direct mail flyers, that go straight into the recycling bin.
National Wildflower Week
Ultimate Guide to Finding Native Plants
Rio Grande Nature Center Native Plant Garden
Not purchasing or planting invasive plants and removing them from your garden, are the most important things to promote wildlife in your garden.
Healing The Wounds to Wildlife 2 Habitat Loss
How invasive plants were introduced. What are the most invasive plants? Removal, eradication and control are huge expenses.
Top 10 Herbaceous Plants to Attract Wildlife to Your Ecosystem Garden
The Gentle Voice of Reason
The Planting Pyramid Turned Upside Down
Is sustainability only about human benefit?
Don’t Feed the Trolls