invasive plants

  • invasive plants
    How-To

    How to Get Rid of Invasive Plants

    Invasive plants are more than just weeds. Beyond the garden they can cause serious economic and environmental damage, and sometimes even harm to human health. Invasive nonnative species typically tolerate…

  • Design

    Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants in the Southeast

    Say the words “invasive plant” and you’ll get a wide range of reactions, from horror to defensiveness to irritation to confusion. But rarely will you get no reaction at all.…

  • Design

    Alternatives to Invasive Callery Pear

    We gardeners are easily seduced by early spring blooms. After whatever kind of winter we have each year—long or short, mild or arctic—we Northeasterners will take anything to cure cabin…

  • How-To

    Two Aggressive Invasives to Watch Out For: Purple Loosestrife and Orange Hawkweed

    While there are many different threats to the health and well-being of our natural landscapes and gardens, invasive species are one that we need to be especially mindful of. If…

  • Design

    Is It OK to Plant Miscanthus?

    Despite being categorized as invasive in 25 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, miscanthus (Miscanthus sinensis and cvs., Zones 4–9) continues to be a popular nursery plant. Many still insist…