It's potato fork season - such a great tool!
Thursday, 27 July: Putting on a workshop at King Arthur Flour in Norwich, VT. We'll walk the site to study treatment work on glossy buckthorn, wild parsnip, Japanese knotweed, wild chervil, and garlic mustard.
Then we'll pop inside for treats: more info at ecolandscaping.org
Saturday, 12 August: Doing my Japanese knotweed presentation at the NOFA Massachusetts summer conference. That's at Hampshire College in Amherst; it'll be a great weekend with more info at nofamass.org
I always wonder about managing invasive species with chemicals or toxins. We DO want things to grow in the space, no? We just want to have some say in WHICH species are growing. So in transitioning the land away from non-native species and toward a diversity of natives, why would our first step be: Add Toxin? I've never understood that. Let's recognize the importance of healthy soil communities.
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