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Gardeners' alert:  there's a new invader on the scene and it isn’t pretty.  Here's how to identify it and report its location.

Gardeners' alert: there's a new invader on the scene and it isn’t pretty. Here's how to identify it and report its location.

Five Reasons to care about invasive plant species even if you really don’t--they're a force to be reckoned with.

Five Reasons to care about invasive plant species even if you really don’t--they're a force to be reckoned with.

Curly dock mature plant rumex crispus - pic 2 of 2 - turns a reddish brown as it ripens.  It's not native and once established (like here) it is hard to pull.  Not that attractive by itself but they look nice roadside with the brown-eyed Susans, repeating the color in the center of the Susan.

Curly dock mature plant rumex crispus - pic 2 of 2 - turns a reddish brown as it ripens. It's not native and once established (like here) it is hard to pull. Not that attractive by itself but they look nice roadside with the brown-eyed Susans, repeating the color in the center of the Susan.

Butterfly 101 at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation--fun for all, inside and outside!

Butterfly 101 at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation--fun for all, inside and outside!

Harvest your own grape leaves to make dolmas, its easy to cure them in a brine solution.

Harvest your own grape leaves to make dolmas, its easy to cure them in a brine solution.

tatarian honeysuckle nonnative

tatarian honeysuckle nonnative

Goldenrods are a symbol of September on Nantucket, its golden month.  Here are lots of ideas for enjoying nature at the best month of the year.

Goldenrods are a symbol of September on Nantucket, its golden month. Here are lots of ideas for enjoying nature at the best month of the year.

Lonicera bella

Lonicera bella

amur honeysuckle

amur honeysuckle

Sometimes just hearing the words "Poison Ivy" can make people begin to itch. Hilary tells you about her experience with it:

Sometimes just hearing the words "Poison Ivy" can make people begin to itch. Hilary tells you about her experience with it:

guelder rose invasive species

guelder rose invasive species

Lonicera xylosteum

Lonicera xylosteum

siebold viburnum invasive species

siebold viburnum invasive species