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Purge your Spurge (& Sock the Rocket)!

Garfield County’s 6th Annual Purge your Spurge (& Sock the Rocket) event is now underway!

Garfield County is targeting 3 weed species this year:

  1. Myrtle Spurge
  2. Cypress Spurge
  3. Dame’s Rocket

Each 13-gallon bag of these plants that you turn in gets you a $20 voucher for Mountain Valley Greenhouse!

(Be sure to confirm the identity of the plants before you pull them, and take precautions to prevent skin irritation by wearing long gloves when handling the plant material).


To sign up, contact:

  • Garfield County Vegetation Management, 970-945-1377, ext. 4305
  • Colorado State University Extension, 970-625-3969
  • Bookcliff, Mount Sopris and South Side Conservation Districts, 970-404-3450

Visit Garfield County’s Vegetation Management Website to learn more!

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