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Cal Oliver
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I have acquired some ground in South Texas that has an infestation of Macartney rose. It looks like previous owner bulldozed area and scraped these invasive roses into large piles which will eventually have to be burned. There is still pervasive growth of this invasive throughout property. Just wondering short of using chemicals has anyone tried ridding ground of this plant? Would compost piles destroy this or any biological control be known. Thanks Cal Oliver
 
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Goats really like to eat roses. Cattle and sheep will eat them some. I'm wondering if just getting some animals in the pasture would solve your problem?
 
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Ok thanks for the reply, I am in the process of ordering solar pump for well that is in place. I will let you know how it turns out.
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