Invasive Plant Spotlight: Vinca

Periwinkle (Vinca minor and Vinca major) is a vining groundcover that is native to parts of central and southern Europe in the regions of France, Portugal, and Turkey. It is believed to have been introduced to North America in the 1700s. It is an evergreen plant with thick glossy leaves that grow opposite of eachContinue reading “Invasive Plant Spotlight: Vinca”

9 Invasive Shrubs to Avoid in the Landscape

You may have read about 4 Bad Invasive Trees To Avoid in the LandscapeĀ a few weeks ago on my blog. This time I’m going to focus on some bad invasive shrubs we should avoid in the landscape. All of these shrubs began their time in America being sold as ornamentals. Many are still sold atContinue reading “9 Invasive Shrubs to Avoid in the Landscape”