By joenesgarden, 1 month and 21 days ago

Winter Review: are you invasive species savvy?

Winter is the ideal dream time for cold-climate gardeners, but it's also a perfect time to review good gardening practices and increase your gardening knowledge. For this Winter Review we'll examine invasive species.

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By joenesgarden, 10 months and 3 days ago

Learn about local invasive plants

Here's an opportunity to gain some hands-on knowledge about invasive plants plaguing Connecticut.

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By joenesgarden, 1 year and 10 months ago

Japanese Stilt Grass, a Prolific Invasive Plant in Connecticut

The transition area between our front lawn and adjacent woods is a 'wild' area filled with woodland grasses, ferns, and mosses – lovely and very low maintenance, until now.  Last July I identified Japanese stilt grass in a section about six to eight feet wide and long. Japanese stilt grass is a truly scary invasive that is overtaking roadside edges, drainage culverts, and wooded areas in my neighborhood and elsewhere in Connecticut.

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