Several people have asked how to identify the Invasive plants mentioned in the Garden Matters article in the August Calendar.


Here are links to identification resources:


Oriental Bittersweet


Japanese Barberry


Tartarian Honeysuckle, Morrow Honeysuckle, Belle’s Honeysuckle


Common Reed


Black Swallow wort


Guidance on disposal of invasive plants:




Here are some resources beyond the article:


Maine invasive plant list and fact sheets


A good identification resource for New England plants:


A list designed to be used as a laminated field card:


Guidance on managing invasive plants:




More invasive resources:




Any more questions? Contact Erno, 871-0048, and I will do my best to help