I haven't tested it in my own Michigan community yet, but apparently it's okay to put invasive species like garlic mustard in plastic bags -- as opposed to kraft paper bags -- and to put it out at the curb for removal by trash companies, even if the trash company normally doesn't take yard waste. I'm going to test that.

I haven't tested it in my own Michigan community yet, but apparently it's okay to put invasive species like garlic mustard in plastic bags -- as opposed to kraft paper bags -- and to put it out at the curb for removal by trash companies, even if the trash company normally doesn't take yard waste. I'm going to test that.

Children of any age can learn to identify garlic mustard, and it's easy to pull.

Photo Gallery

Children of any age can learn to identify garlic mustard, and it's easy to pull.

Volunteers collected this quantity of garlic mustard in a park. Good job!

Photo Gallery

Volunteers collected this quantity of garlic mustard in a park. Good job!

An M-live article about how people in one Michigan township are pulling together, so to speak, to eliminate garlic mustard.

See how many tons of garlic mustard are being weeded from Michigan parks, and how you can help

An M-live article about how people in one Michigan township are pulling together, so to speak, to eliminate garlic mustard.

How to Build a $50 Greenhouse- Free Plans---Boy-oh-boy... maybe one of these days :-D

How to Build a $50 Greenhouse- Free Plans

How to Build a $50 Greenhouse- Free Plans---Boy-oh-boy... maybe one of these days :-D

There are a couple dozen species of pine growing around the world that produce the edible pine seeds that we know as “pine nuts”. #science #scouts

There are a couple dozen species of pine growing around the world that produce the edible pine seeds that we know as “pine nuts”. #science #scouts

vertical garden by French botanist Patrick Blanc at Caixa Forum in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Zeya Schindler

vertical garden by French botanist Patrick Blanc at Caixa Forum in Madrid, Spain. Photo by Zeya Schindler

Garlic Mustard  Pull every shred of it every single year before you see a single flower.  Get rid of any you find all through April and May.   Bag it in clear plastic, label it and tie it closed.  There is a special area at the yard waste site for it.  Worst.plant.ever

Garlic Mustard Pull every shred of it every single year before you see a single flower. Get rid of any you find all through April and May. Bag it in clear plastic, label it and tie it closed. There is a special area at the yard waste site for it. Worst.plant.ever

Neptune's Harvest Fish-Seaweed Fertalizer

Neptune's Harvest Fish-Seaweed Fertalizer

You Can Stop Invasive Plants:  Garlic Mustard

You Can Stop Invasive Plants: Garlic Mustard

Pinterest
Search