Brushing dirt off of boots to prevent spread of weeds

Brushing boots really works to keep weeds on site

Why clean your equipment after a long exhausting day controlling noxious weeds? One of the primary modes of weed dispersal is seeds or other propagules hitching a ride on boots, shovels, pant legs and paws. In the case of garlic mustard, the seeds are very small and dark and are not going to be visible…

WSDA set to banish six weeds from state

Update 5/24/2016:  Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will be holding a public hearing on June 9 to seek comment regarding six proposed additions to the Prohibited Plant List (also known as the Quarantine List). The State Weed Board requested the addition of four of the proposed species and the Department of Ecology requested two of…