Gardeners Urged to Stamp Out Hogweed Giant hogweed is a beautiful plant, but it's also toxic -- and it's spreading rapidly in eastern states. Home gardeners are being urged to stop cultivating it, but results are mixed. Pippin Ross reports.
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Gardeners Urged to Stamp Out Hogweed

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Gardeners Urged to Stamp Out Hogweed

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Giant hogweed is a beautiful plant, but it's also toxic — and it's spreading rapidly in eastern states. Home gardeners are being urged to stop cultivating it, but results are mixed. Pippin Ross reports.