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Heavenly Bamboo - aka Nandina - falls from grace

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Heavenly Bamboo - aka Nandina - falls from grace

 

Heavenly Bamboo - aka Nandina - was once considered to be a stellar selection for landscapes. Evergreen foliage, long-lasting red berries and exotic appearance made it very popular.

However, it has made its way uninvited into woodlands, displacing native plants, and the berries can poison birds.

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Poison Hemlock Is Spreading

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Poison Hemlock Is Spreading

 

Poison Hemlock is spreading across the U.S.

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Asian Longhorned Ticks Coming Your Way?

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Asian Longhorned Ticks Coming Your Way?

(Photo credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Since first being reported in the United States, Asian Longhorned Ticks have been found in Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Here's what you need to know:

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STOP! Don't plant those seeds!

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STOP! Don't plant those seeds!

 

We reported on Tuesday, 28 July, about the unsolicited importation of mysterious seeds arriving in the U.S. The packages, some labeled as JEWELRY, are simply appearing in mailboxes across the nation.

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Residents Warned Not to Plant Unsolicited Foreign Seed Shipments

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Residents Warned Not to Plant Unsolicited Foreign Seed Shipments

 

Various news sources are warning residents not to plant any seed they receive unsolicited from unknown sources "because they could be a pathway for introduction of invasive species, insects and plant diseases."

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