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Armed and Dangerous Invasive MULTIFLORA ROSE
Armed and Dangerous Invasive MULTIFLORA ROSE

Multiflora rose is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control multiflora rose.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Assaults Fields, Forests, and Bottomlands CHINESE PRIVET
Assaults Fields, Forests, and Bottomlands CHINESE PRIVET

Chinese privet is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control Chinese privet.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Better Backyard: A Citizen’s Resource Guide to Beneficial Landscaping and Habitat Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Better Backyard: A Citizen’s Resource Guide to Beneficial Landscaping and Habitat Restoration in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

This report provides general information on environmentally-friendly landscaping throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The text covers everything you need to know from soil erosion to environmentally-friendly fertilizers.

LandscapingChesapeake Bay Program2001landscaping
Controlling Invasive Plants Effectively & Safely with Herbicides
Controlling Invasive Plants Effectively & Safely with Herbicides

This document discusses the use of herbicides for controlling invasive plants and the various ways to apply these herbicides.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Deceptive and Crafty Invasive MILE-A-MINUTE VINE
Deceptive and Crafty Invasive MILE-A-MINUTE VINE

Mile-a-minute vine is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control mile-a-minute vine.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Destroyer of Fields, Pastures and Woodlands AUTUMN OLIVE
Destroyer of Fields, Pastures and Woodlands AUTUMN OLIVE

Autumn olive is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control autumn olive.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Fast and Furious Killer KUDZU
Fast and Furious Killer KUDZU

Kudzu is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control Kudzu.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Furiously Aggressive Invasive TREE-OF-HEAVEN, AILANTHUS, PARADISE TREE
Furiously Aggressive Invasive TREE-OF-HEAVEN, AILANTHUS, PARADISE TREE

Tree of heaven is an invasive plant found in Virginia. This factsheet provides information on how to identify, where to look for, and how to control tree of heaven.

Invasive SpeciesBlue Ridge PRISM2017invasive-species
Homeowner Guide For a More Bay-Friendly Property
Homeowner Guide For a More Bay-Friendly Property

This document provides a step by step approach for homeowners to decide whether to install a rain garden or other conservation practice on their property. The text covers how to design and install several practices from rain gardens to permeable hardscapes for homeowners to install on their own.

LandscapingChesapeake Stormwater Network2014landscaping
Permeable Pavement
Permeable Pavement

This factsheet provides information on what permeable pavement is, how it works, and how to properly maintain it.

Permeable HardscapesVirginia Cooperative Extension2019permeable-hardscapes
Piedmont Natives Plant Database
Piedmont Natives Plant Database

Native plants are historic to the region, help give us a sense of place, and are an important part of our local ecosystem. A panel of local experts chose these plants based on their current or potential availability, their overall aesthetic interest, and their likelihood to grow well without major care.

Native PlantsAlbemarle Countynative-plants
Pollinator Plants: Mid-Atlantic Region
Pollinator Plants: Mid-Atlantic Region

This fact sheet features regionally native plants that are highly attractive to pollinators and are well-suited for small-scale plantings in gardens, urban greenspaces, and farm field borders, and on business and school campuses.

PollinatorsXerces Society2017pollinators
Rain Barrels
Rain Barrels

This fact sheet provides information on what rain barrels are and how they work.

Rain BarrelsVCE2018rain-barrels
Rain Garden Design and Construction: A Northern Virginia Homeowner's Guide
Rain Garden Design and Construction: A Northern Virginia Homeowner’s Guide

This is a step by step guide for installing a rain garden at home. This guide provides technical and practical information to help
you set reasonable goals and build the rain garden that functions best at your site.

LandscapingNorthern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District2009landscaping
Watershed Stewards Academy Rainscaping Manual
Watershed Stewards Academy Rainscaping Manual

This manual provides information on how to design, install, and maintain conservation practices including conservation landscaping, rain gardens, permeable hardscapes, infiltration practices, and green roofs,

Landscaping, Permeable HardscapesWatershed Stewards Academy2015landscaping permeable-hardscapes
Yard Design - Design Your yard Online
Yard Design – Design Your yard Online

This online tool is designed to help property owners in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed develop a plan to install a Rain Garden or Conservation Landscape in their yards.

LandscapingReduce Your StormwaterN/Alandscaping