invasive plants

Transforming Landscapes in a Changing Climate with Cathy Kavassalis

Nancy Burnett

We gardeners shape landscapes with our plant choices. Those choices have consequences. Escaped garden plants are the primary source of ...

Variegated 'Morning Light' is a clump-forming ornamental grass. (Photo by Brendan Zwelling)

Ornamental grass bomb

Judith Adam

When digging out the invading ornamental grass roots, I was surprised to find a deep system of tough, resistant woody runners. It was impossible to get all of them out, and each autumn I have a major digging initiative to work on removing grass runners that have spread during the summer.