To get a snapshot of the state of King County’s noxious weeds and progress towards controlling them, read the 2015 Annual Report of the King County Noxious Weed Control Program. While it’s true that there are still lots of… Read More ›
Bellevue Botanical Garden is hosting a workshop on our favorite subject this Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 10-11:30am, aptly named “Weeds and Other Naughty Plants“. Master Gardener Joan Helbacka and King County Noxious Weed Specialist Karen Peterson are teaming up… Read More ›
All flowers are beautiful in their own way, but there are some that spell trouble in spite of their aesthetic appeal. King County noxious weed specialists shared these lovely photos of a few not-so-lovely noxious weeds seen on the job this past… Read More ›
King County noxious weed specialists are seeing all sorts of species showing up this month. Here are some recent finds. Goatsrue is a Class A noxious weed found in southwestern King County, mostly in the Federal Way area. Toxic to… Read More ›
Sampson the dog just may be the hero we need in the fight to stop garlic mustard in King County. The King County Noxious Weed Control Program has been working with landowners to eradicate garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) since it… Read More ›
If you or someone you know forages for wild plants, please watch out for poison-hemlock. It is in the same family as carrots and parsley and many other edible plants, but can be fatal when eaten. Unfortunately, poison-hemlock is commonly… Read More ›
Identificación de plantas nativas, invasoras y ornamentales (Identification of native, invasive and ornamental plants)
Este taller de entrenamiento es para botánicos, jardineros, paisajistas o personas interesadas en plantas. Es gratis, abierto al público y será en español. Esta clase estudiará cómo identificar plantas comunes de la zona. Casa Latina, in collaboration with King County, is hosting a free Spanish language workshop on identification of common plants found in western Washington. The workshop will be free, open to the public and will be presented in Spanish. The material presented in this workshop is geared toward botanists, landscapers, and gardeners but will be useful to anyone interested in plants of western Washington.