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Wild Parsnip

Summer brings out the best in Minnesota–mosquitoes, wasps, poison ivy and wild parsnip. I did not know about wild parsnip until a few years ago, when Janet told me about it. Fortunately, I have not had a personal encounter with … Continue reading

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Wild Parsnip-nasty stuff in your garden, on the road

Wild parsnip, is a plant that grows along the side of roadways and in open areas, including gardens.  It probably looks familiar. It causes “phyto-photodermatitis:” Its sap plus sunlight will make your skin redden and blister.  One client employee told … Continue reading

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