Weeds – every yard has them. Come learn how to identify the most common garden and landscape weeds along with some of the more notorious invasive plant intruders of the region. Perfect for all levels of do-it-yourself gardeners, this introductory workshop will explain how these aggressive plants take over in your yard, and provide simple, effective tips that will help you get the upper hand without using synthetic herbicides.
Urban Weeds Workshop
When: Monday, 6/16 from 6:00-8:00pm
Where: EMSWCD Office - 5211 N Williams Ave (MAP)
How: Pre-register online at http://emswcd.org/workshops-and-events/upcoming-workshops/all-events/urban-weeds/
Using herbicides to treat weeds creates pollution for streams, rivers, and watersheds. Stormwater runoff can carry herbicides into our water system and pollute habitat for fish and wildlife. Herbicides can also pose health risks for family members and pets. By understanding ways to control weeds without herbicides, you can keep your yard weed-free and watershed-friendly!
Interested in learning about some of the worst offenders of weeds in Portland? Check out our Alien Invader series of posts:
- Italian arum (orange candleflower)
- Lesser celandine
- English holly
- Spurge laurel
- Japanese and giant knotweed