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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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Buckthorn Removal in Minnesota

It seems to me that many folks removing buckthorn are not aware of how to effectively and economically apply herbicide.¬†Often with the cut-stump method, the entire stump is painted or sprayed with herbicide when only buckthorn’s cambium layer is affected … Continue reading

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May 4, 2012 – Invasive Plant Information

On Friday, May 4, 2012, I will be on location at the Friends of Birch Island Woods plant sale in Eden Prairie, Minnesota to provide information and answer questions about plants that are invasive in the Midwest. Our Buckthorn Blaster … 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 invasive¬†buckthorn. Here is why: The cambium layer is the target area for application of herbicide … Continue reading

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