What’s the harm in invasive plants? Why should I care about invasive plants - are they really a problem? Are there ‘good’ invasive plants? Joanne Royaltey will help us examine the differences between native, non-native, and invasive plants. She will discuss how best to manage invasive plants in Northern Virginia.
Nuisance or Nonsense: What’s the Harm in Invasive Plants? Part of VCE Loudoun Master Gardener's Free Lecture Series
Joanne Royaltey is the Consumer Horticulture & Invasive Species Program Associate at VCE Frederick. Through her love of gardening, Joanne became an Extension Master Gardener in 2020. A native New Yorker, Joanne's called Northern Shenandoah Valley home since 1977. She is a ‘community change agent’ and spent years developing expertise in the healthcare and educational arena including helping to secure many millions of dollars to support initiatives that make our communities healthier places to live, work and thrive.