GARLIC MUSTARD WORKSHOPS THIS WEEKEND!

Blossoming garlic mustard in May
Blossoming garlic mustard in May, 2011
Celebrate Earth Day this weekend by learning how to identify and control GARLIC MUSTARD, one of the most invasive, non-native weeds in North America. Workshops are being held in Eden Prairie, MN on Saturday morning and Hudson, WI on Sunday afternoon. See details of each event:

Garlic Mustard Control Boot Camp
How to get rid of this “Bad Boy” in your gardens and woods

Saturday April 28, 2012 – 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Camp Edenwood Center, 6350 Indian Chief Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55346

The City of Eden Prairie and Cheryl Culbreth of Landscape Restoration, Inc. will be holding a class and “hands on” field session to learn how to identify and control garlic mustard. This session will begin at the Camp Edenwood Center, 6350 Indian Chief Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55346 with a PowerPoint presentation and discussion followed by an outdoor
“hands on” training session. Bring gloves, a hand trowel and dress for the weather.

There is no charge for this event but attendees are requested to RSVP. Contact Jeff Cordes, Eden Prairie Forestry Technician at jcordes@edenprairie.org or call 952-949-8463.

Garlic Mustard 101 Workshop

Sunday, April 29, 2012 – 1:00 to 3:00 PM
YMCA Camp St. Croix, 532 County Road F, Hudson, WI

Garlic mustard is destroying a woodland near you – perhaps your own! Learn how to identify and control this highly invasive plant. Live plant samples will be available including garlic mustard and several species commonly confused with garlic mustard. Classroom discussion with PowerPoint presentation will be followed by the opportunity to head outside for a garlic mustard pull and field training.

Bring gloves, a hand trowel and dress for the weather.

No charge for this information-packed event. Email cheryl@landscape-restoration.com or call Cheryl Culbreth, Landscape Restoration, Inc. with questions – 612-590-9395.

garlic mustard blossom

Garlic Mustard in Blossom (white, 4-petaled flower)

Hope to see you there!

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