Flickr photo by F.D. Richards
With summer on the horizon and the gardening stores and farmers markets full of beautiful plants it can be hard to resist the urge to try something new in your landscape. Please proceed with caution!
Japanese barberry is the story of a landscape plant going rogue and causing trouble in the ecosystem and possibly to our health. Check-out this great video, Going Rogue: The Story of Japanese Barberry (3:51) about this tragic tale. The video includes information on how to identify, report and manage Japanese barberry in your woods.