How to Eradicate Invasive Plants

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Timber Press, Apr 9, 2013 - Gardening - 336 pages
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“Every garden shed should have a copy of this book. The wisdom that it wields will hold the invaders at the gate.” —Roger B. Swain, The Victory Garden

How to Eradicate Invasive Plants offers a clear, practical solution to the increasingly common problem of invasive plants. Clearly written and easy-to-use, Teri Dunn Chance shows you how to recognize more than 200 common invasive plants and offers organic and responsible chemical eradication options for each species. With this reference on their shelves, gardeners, landscapers, and managers of public and private land across the country can confidently tackle the invasive plants to make room for a sustainable plant community!
 

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Chapter 2, Combat Thy Enemy, offers a very thoughtful discussion of options, including cautionary, though not extensive information about many of the main herbicides available, and the safest, least ... Read full review

Contents

Weedy Words
9
1 Know Thy Enemy
22
2 Combat Thy Enemy
36
3 Water and Bog Plants
64
4 Annuals Biennials and Tropical Perennials
78
5 Herbaceous Perennials
100
6 Grasses and Bamboos
166
7 Vines
200
9 Trees
274
Problem Areas for Problem Plants
309
Metric Conversions
319
Suggested Reading
320
Acknowledgments
323
Photo Credits
324
Index
326
About the Author
336

8 Shrubs
232

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About the author (2013)

Teri Dunn Chace is a writer and editor with more than thirty-five book in publication. She has also written and edited extensively for Horticulture, North American Gardener, Backyard Living, and Birds and†Blooms. Raised in California and educated at Bard College in New York,†Chace has gardened in a variety of climate zones and soil types.†

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