Imagining how many trees are cut down during election season to create direct mail flyers, that go straight into the recycling bin.
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...
The Human Equation in Nature
Walk in Wissahickon Woods
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.
Last week when I wrote about Norway Maple being one of my “most hated” invasive plants, I posted this question on twitter: What’s your most-hated plant? Norway Maple tops my list. Tell me yours at: http://bit.ly/2Q2ih0 (@CB4wildlife) And I got this response from...
Healing The Wounds 5 Loss of Ecological Processes
View our library of invasive plants. See the "most Hated" list of plants. Why these plants are such a problem.
How to get rid of Chinese Wisteria. What alternatives to plant.
The Great Native Plant Debate
Doug Tallamy on Invasive Plants
What to Plant Under Black Walnut Trees
Native Plant Bloom Day: Flame Azalea
The Gentle Voice of Reason
How invasive plants were introduced. What are the most invasive plants? Removal, eradication and control are huge expenses.
When Experts Mislead You
Mount Cuba Center Native Plants of the Piedmont
My response to the article on Invasive Plants from Garden Rant.
Pizza Is Great Bird Food
Doug Tallamy: Native Plants Support Local Food Webs
Paulownia (Princess Tree) on “Most Hated Plants” List
Top 10 Herbaceous Plants to Attract Wildlife to Your Ecosystem Garden
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...
Don’t Feed the Trolls
Oriental Bittersweet on Most Hated Plants List
Norway Maple makes “Most Hated Plants” List
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...
Seduced By a Pretty Face
National Wildflower Week
Healing the Wounds, Part 4: The Wound of Exotic Species
More on the Natives vs. Invasives plant debate.
Butterfly Bush is Invasive Do NOT Plant
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...
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),...
Chinese Lespedeza makes “Most Hated Plants” List
Not purchasing or planting invasive plants and removing them from your garden, are the most important things to promote wildlife in your garden.
Rio Grande Nature Center Native Plant Garden
Japanese Barberry: A Threat to Public Health
English Ivy: Most Hated Plants
What to plant in an Ecosystem Garden. Choosing the best plants for the type of wildlife you want to attract.
Beware the Invasive Butterfly Bush
Learning From Our Mistakes
Healing the Wounds to Wildlife 1 Direct Killing
Carolyn Summers: Designing Any Garden Style With Native Plants
The Planting Pyramid Turned Upside Down
Healing Wounds to Wildlife 3 Habitat Fragmentation
Kill The Bishops Weed
Lets Just Eat the Invasive Plants
Ecosystem Gardening and Native Plants