Category Archives: Biological control of garlic mustard

Buckthorn Blasters Products for Sale in Plymouth, MN

The City of Plymouth (MN) is holding their annual Yard & Garden Expo this weekend, April 12 – 13, 2013. This is a really fun event with something for everyone. Get more details at their web site link: http://www.plymouthmn.gov/index.aspx?page=542&recordid=1702 Be … Continue reading

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Suspend use of Herbicide for Buckthorn Treatment in Spring

Typically in May through June (starting mid-April this year) we recommend withholding use of 18-20% glyphosate (i.e. RoundUp Concentrate Plus) for cut-stump treatment of non-native invasiveĀ buckthorn. Here is why: The cambium layer is the target area for application of herbicide … Continue reading

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GARLIC MUSTARD – BANE OF MY EXISTANCE/PART 2

My dreams nightmares are filled with garlic mustard rosettes popping up here, there and everywhere. I frantically try to control the spreading garlic mustard deciding which plants to pull and which to spray with a low concentration of glyphosate (2-3%). … Continue reading

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