Attractive Menace

Why You should Never Buy This Landscaping Plant

japanesebarberry.jpgHave landscaping plans?  Be sure that planting Japanese Barberry in your yard is not among them. Available at most big box stores, this thorny bush is a favorite shelter plant for deer mice, which are hosts for the black legged tick, a major carrier of Lyme disease and other potentially devastating illnesses in humans. Want more information?  Check out this news clip, aired recently in Morris County, New Jersey.

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