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Posts Tagged: PlantRight

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or weeds that appear to take over a garden or landscape. However, true invasive plants are weeds that infest ecosystems, rangelands, and pasture—places...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

Don’t Grow Crazy – An Update on California’s PlantRight Program

Figure 1. Periwinkle (Vinca major) is a fastgrowing, competitive plant that forms dense mats of growth.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Choosing the right plant for the right place is a key element to protecting California's rich natural ecosystems. When used appropriately, plants offer us nourishment, beauty, sanctuary, and...

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 11:32 AM
 
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