Tree Mob™! Radishing, Simply Radishing

by Pam Thompson, Manager of Adult Education
October 27, 2016

Tree Mob™! Radishing, Simply Radishing

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Radishing, Simply Radishing Vegetables are good for humans, but can trees benefit from them as well? This summer and fall, the Arboretum experimented with growing radishes, perhaps a first since Benjamin Bussey farmed this land in the early 1800s. Living Collections Fellow Jenna Zukswert will speak about the reasons for planting a taproot crop among […]

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Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
October 4, 2016

Goatscaping – Biological Control for Invasive Plants

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For the past month, a team of four goats have been munching their way through weeds, overgrowth, and brush in the Arboretum landscape. This new pilot program offers a novel approach to controlling noxious and invasive plants that prove difficult to contain by other means. The goats are contained in a small, electrified enclosure, which is moved […]

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