Progress Report - 2010
Troy Village Road, Spring Green WI
5/10 - Garlic Mustard Spring
The original areas keep improving. It felt good to be filling
grocery sacks instead of 50# sunflower seed sacks.
My concerns from last year have come true. :-(
The 2008 downpours spread the seed and I didn't spot the first year plants
The new area is thick with garlic mustard. It has reached the edge of the
gully. I pulled and bagged what I could and then informed the
caretaker that there was more to be pulled.
Also the ditch at the bottom of the hill by the dog kennels had more than
1/11 - Garlic Mustard Update
No further pulling or spraying of garlic mustard was done
beyond my work in May.
This month the area was logged extensively. The logging machinery
were everywhere leaving tracks and a 'mess' in their wake.
I would expect garlic mustard seeds to have been spread about.
This land isn't mine but I'm trying to control/eradicate
the garlic mustard so it doesn't reach my Land.
How much time can I devote to it? How can I get others (landowner,
neighbors) to share my concern and help eradicate?
January 2011 -The Garlic Mustard Area after Logging
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