'Weed Warriors' turn vines into vine art

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#1)  'Weed Warriors' turn vines into vine art

Postby edfrank » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:25 pm

'Weed Warriors' turn vines into vine art

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Bethesda couple Seth Goldstein and Paula Stone started building sculptures out of the invasive Oriental Bittersweet vine in 2008. The sculptures have been exhibited at Brookside Gardens and the Nature Conservancy headquarters. (Alexandra Garcia/The Washington Post)

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#2)  Re: 'Weed Warriors' turn vines into vine art

Postby PAwildernessadvocate » Mon Jul 19, 2010 9:56 am

I spent a lot of time trying to eliminate Asian bittersweet vine working in Rock Creek National Park in Washington, D.C. summer 1999. Not to mention Asian porcelain berry vine, ailanthus trees, bamboo, multi-flora rose, some kudzu, and lots of others.
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