Tuesday, August 22 @ 6:30pm
Non-native invasive plants have been introduced into North Carolina and are causing problems for our native plant & animal species. These plants are backyard bullies & are taking over our natural areas, parks, forests, urban environments, yards & gardens.
This practical hands-on approach using “live” examples of these plants will teach you how to recognize & identify the most common invasive plants in our area & how to manage & reduce their spread.
- Alison Arnold – NC Cooperative Extension Horculture Agent
- Barbara Harrison – Extension Master Gardener Volunteer, Buncombe County
Top 5 invasive plants in Buncombe County are:
- Oriental Bittersweet
- Multiflora Rose
- Japanese Honeysuckle
- Japanese Knotweed
- English Ivy