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Word of the Week: Rhizome

Those of us who garden are probably most familiar with a rhizome as one of those brown knobby things irises grow out of. The mind of a cook might turn to ginger, which my neighbor thought this gardener was offering him when she recently thinned her irises… Continue reading

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Invasive Plant Factsheet: : Bamboo (Bambusa, Phyllostachys, and Pseudosasa spp.)

2020 Invasive Plant Factsheet: Bamboo (Bambusa, Phyllostachys, and Pseudosasa spp)
Bamboo sprouts can grow 30 inches a day, roots can travel 20 feet away from the parent plant, and infestations can spread nearly 10 miles. Continue reading

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