Ontario Gardeners - The Invasive Species Research Institute (ISRI) has a survey asking for opinions and information about your shopping experiences at garden centres, your ways of gardening, and observations you may have made about rapidly spreading plants. Soon, the ISRI will be posting a similar survey for the members of the horticultural and landscaping sectors. The project also involves the development of Priority Invasive Species Lists for industry and the public sector.
Invasive bamboo unleashed on the unsuspecting public in the U.S. to devastating consequences! Do not be tempted to buy running bamboo, Phyllostachys spp. It has been identified as invasive by the USDA (scroll down). At least five species are cold-hardy.
The Local Scoop - April 2010 - The Big Bad Bylaws Issue - Article 1
Chapter 489 of the Municipal Code is enforced to make sure of it! The City has gone ultra vires on us! Sounds serious! Is it contagious? You be the Judge.