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Treating Canada Goldenrod – Follow Up

We did a cut and treat method in the fall of 2013 after the Canada Goldenrod (Solidago canadensis) had bloomed. It appeared to be successful after a weeks when we could see the plants were dying but the real test was what would happen a year later. You can check out the original blog post. Here’s a couple of photos I took on 30 July 2014 of the area that was thick with Canada Goldenrod. As you can see, there is no Canada Goldenrod!

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Our analysis is that this treatment worked. Best of all, it’s minimal effort, minimal herbicide, and minimal collateral damage.

Ah….sweet success!