If you have
buckthorn in your yard, the public works staff will pick it up from your curb,
starting at the end of May and continuing through the end of October, or you
can take it to the Ramsey County Yard Waste Collection site, 3530 Hudson Avenue, off of New Brighton Road. The site is open the following days and times:
Monday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Buckthorn is an
invasive species that negatively impacts local plant life diversity.
To schedule a pick up, please fill out a form at visit cityofardenhills.org/ buckthornrequest. The
Public Works Department will pick up buckthorn from residential curbs on Friday
mornings. Residents are required to place the buckthorn in neat, manageable
piles along the street curb. Please note that only buckthorn will be accepted.
If the pile contains other shrubbery, it will not be picked up. Pick up
procedures must be followed.
For information on
what buckthorn is and why it is a problem, please visit dnr.state. mn.us and
search for buckthorn. The city also has buckthorn pullers for rent. Please call
City Hall at 651-792-7800 for details.
Please remove any roots from the
buckthorn plants that you want picked up or that you bring to the yard waste
site. The Ramsey County yard waste collection sites do not accept buckthorn
plants with roots attached. You should place the roots in a yard waste
container provided by your garbage hauler. Call your hauler for more