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Repel Invaders: Remove and eradicate invasive species


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Repel Invaders 

When it comes to non-native plants, invasive species do exactly what their name says: they slowly invade, multiplying across the soil as it spreads. In many cases they can choke out native species completely. Not only do invasive plants diminish the biodiversity of the plants on your property, but many associated animals lose their food sources and habitat when native plants disappear.


Things you can do:



Repousser les envahisseurs

Lorsqu’il s’agit de plantes non-indigènes, les espèces invasives font exactement ce que leur nom laisse entendre : elles envahissent et s’étendent lentement, en se multipliant sur le sol. Elles peuvent souvent étouffer complètement les espèces indigènes. Les plantes invasives ne diminuent pas seulement la biodiversité végétale de vos jardins, mais privent aussi de nombreux animaux de leur nourriture et habitat, lorsque les plantes indigènes disparaissent.


Ce que vous pouvez faire: