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June 15, 2022

PSA: Orono Horticultural Society president Alan Herring would like to show everyone what Dog Strangling Vine looks like right now. This is a very invasive species and Herring says “now is the time to deal with it as soon it will have pods housing the dreadful seeds that we don’t what to see spread.” The best way to get rid of this is by extraction, “put your hands in the ground, dig down to the roots, feel for the nodes and pull. You have to get the nodes or it will grow back.” It may look nice, but it will strangle every plant around.

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