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This Weekend: Kill Plants

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by Josh Wood Thursday June 3, 2010

Japanese Knotweed, by FyrefiendMost nature walks demand a reverence for plants. A special nature walk this Saturday encourages you to smash them. More from Steve Stycos:

Unusual Hike

A little known pond full of spadderdock, Cranston’s finest graffiti, signs of the flood and a chance to smash invasive species will all be part of a unusual hike along the Pawtuxet River Saturday morning June 5. The walk will start at 9:30 AM at the corner of Park View Boulevard and Weingrof Boulevard in Cranston (meet at the railroad tracks). The one mile walk will end at the farmers market and rides back will be available. This is a good walk for kids. Long pants are recommended. For more information call Steve Stycos at 461-2618. Those needing a return ride should leave a message so we will know if a second car will be needed.

Maureen and Jim

This week’s Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market will include a cooking demonstration and a visit from Congressman Jim Langevin.

Congressman Langevin will visit the market at 10:00 AM. He will stay about 45 minutes to speak with people individually or in small groups. Meanwhile, Edgewood’s Maureen Morgan, former owner of Morgan’s Fancy, will be doing a cooking demonstration with free samples.

Next week, June 12, the market will be held in the parking lot of William Hall Library. This will only be for June 12 because Gaspee Days makes it impossible to use the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet site.

Photo of Japanese Knotweed, by Fyrefiend

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