Invasive plants are becoming an increasing threat to the environment as bittersweet, garlic mustard and multiflora rose sweep rampant throughout the landscape. This discussion centers on what homeowners can do to eliminate or control the spread of these pest plants. Learn how to identify them, their natural history and the mechanical, chemical and biological control techniques currently available. Participate in a candid discussion of herbicide use.
Jack Sprano is a Master Gardener and long-time garden enthusiast. He has cleared a six-acre property full of invasive plants and has developed multiple strategies for controlling them. He is currently a board member of the Berkshire Botanical Garden.