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Siberian elm controlled by basal bark herbicide

20% garlon 4 in basal bark oil sprayed at the base of invasive Siberian elm, Ulmus pumila, kills these small elm trees growing in our prairie planting.  Above is one dead elm.  There is a small ring of dead, or … Continue reading

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Julianne Mason on Basal Bark Applications Using an Oil-Water Emulsion

I am re-sending this post from Julianne Mason as it may have not gone through to some folks the first time.   – BK Julianne Mason Fall is a lovely time here in northeastern Illinois.  The leaves are turning, mornings are … Continue reading

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Julianne Mason on “Basal Bark Applications Using an Oil-Water Emulsion”

Editors note:  At our recent GRN Workshop in Kane County I announced I was looking for guests to write posts for this blog.  Juli Mason was in the audience and below she gives us a helpful  report.  If you have … Continue reading

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Basal bark application part 3

My daughter and wife and I have been doing field experiments and stewardship for years.  We have experience in marking and treating honeysuckle.  In late May of 2014 the three of us treated and paint marked about 250 honeysuckle shrubs … Continue reading

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Basal bark application on honeysuckle part 1

Basal bark works.  Applying brush herbicide with a mineral oil carrier allows the herbicide to be sprayed on the bark.  The mix absorbs into the basal cells of the bark where all the action occurs in a tree or shrub.  … Continue reading

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