How to Eradicate Invasive Plants

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Timber Press, 2013 - Gardening - 336 pages
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Unfortunately, invasive plants--like kudzu, ragweed, and Himalayan blackberry--won't go away on their own. Luckily, How to Eradicate Invasive Plants offers a clear, practical solution to an increasingly common problem.

Invasive plants are a growing threat to our home landscapes, affecting native plants and wildlife. Clearly written and easy-to-use, How to Eradicate Invasive Plants shows you how to recognize the invasive plant; offers eradication options, from simple, organic approaches to the safest and most responsible ways to use chemicals; and enables you to identify 200 of the most common invasive plants.

This comprehensive guide includes all types of invasive plants, including water and bog plants; annuals, biennials, and tropical perennials; herbaceous perennials; grasses and bamboos; and vines, shrubs, and trees.


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This book has very detailed and practical information on garden thugs. I appreciate that that a variety of solutions are given for eradication besides the chemical ones. Read full review

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Opportunistic and prolific, weeds can easily take over a garden or a lawn, leaving a frustrated gardener in their wake. Chace's (The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers) new work on eradicating the ... Read full review


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1 Know Thy Enemy
2 Combat Thy Enemy
3 Water and Bog Plants
4 Annuals Biennials and Tropical Perennials
5 Herbaceous Perennials
6 Grasses and Bamboos
7 Vines
9 Trees
Problem Areas for Problem Plants
Metric Conversions
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Teri Dunn Chace is a writer and editor with more than thirty titles in publication, including Seeing Flowers (Timber Press, 2014), nbsp;How to Eradicate Invasive Plants (Timber Press, 2013) and The Anxious Gardener's Book of Answers (Timber Press, 2012). She has also written and edited extensively for Horticulture, North American Gardener, Backyard Living, and Birds & Blooms. Raised in California and educated at Bard College in New York, Chace has gardened in a variety of climate zones and soil types, from inner city Portland, Oregon, to coastal Massachusetts. She now lives in a small upstate New York village with snowy winters and glorious summers. To learn more about her work, visit

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