Weeds of Fortune
Native New York Ironweed & Downy Sunflower Pulling Together to Eradicate Phragmites Our farming forefathers identified most native wildflowers as weeds because they interfered with good pasture growth. [Consider Ironweed, Butterfly weed, Joe-Pye weed and Milkweed] Further, when cows ate certain native flowers the milk would taste bitter rendering them unusable. Today, folks understand that native wild flowers are critical part of our environment. They are a food source for birds, native…
The Land Conservancy of McHenry County
TLC offers training for volunteers--men and women! I love it! My dad taught me to use one of these.Thanks dad!
European buckthorn is native to Eurasia. It was introduced to North America as an ornamental shrub for fencerows and wildlife habitat. This invasive alien species is found in Manitoba and is a large problem in natural areas in Winnipeg.
Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station (NAES) at the University of Nevada, Reno.