Tag: weed control

Japanese Knotweed an Unwelcome Invader

Do you know how to get rid of Japanese knotweed?

Japanese knotweed was first introduced to North America in the late 19th century for ornamental use, which actually is understandable.  Its hollow red tinged stems have distinct raised joints (nodes) that remind me a little of bamboo although it is not at all related. In fact, other common names for the plant are American bamboo and…
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Noxious Weeds are Obnoxious

Anyone who owns or manages land in the north Santiam Watershed already knows how totally obnoxious some plants can be.  I mean, they just don’t get it, do they?  You keep pulling, or digging or spraying and like a bad penny they just keep turning up.  Sometimes it seems almost hopeless. Noxious weeds are obnoxious,…
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