Tag: weeds

Wildflowers Are Flowers Gone Wild

UNITED STATES—Wildflowers have been quite a fad. Relative to most fads, they are not so impractical. For some situations, they are a good excuse...

Lawn Weeds Are Low Down

UNITED STATES—Weeds are constantly a problem here. There is no season in which every sort of weed is inactive. As some annual types finish...

Invasive Weeds Waste No Time

UNITED STATES—With few exceptions, the most aggressively invasive weeds here are exotic. In other words, they are not native. They came from other regions...

Exotic Species Can Become Naturalized

UNITED STATES—Every palm tree in local landscapes is exotic. Simply put, all palms are originally from somewhere else. The desert fan palm, the only...

Weeding Earlier Rather Than Later

UNITED STATES—Weeding is not much fun. Some of us might enjoy the relaxing monotony of productive weeding. Realistically though, most of us would prefer...

Weeds Might Produce Hazardous Seeds

UNITED STATES—Weeds are weeds because they grow where they are not wanted. They might be desirable plants in the wild within their native ranges,...

Weeds Obviously Grow Like Weeds

UNITED STATES—Not many of our favorite plants grow like weeds. We must help most of them along, and give them what they want. A...

Weed Seeds Can Hurt Pets

UNITED STATES—Plants are quite ingenious with their technology of exploitation of animals and people. Many get insects, birds, bats, spiders and anyone who is...

Weeds Want To Get Ahead

UNITED STATES—Weeds always seem to have unfair advantages. While we pamper so many of our desirable plants to get them to grow and perform,...

Planting Cool Season Cover Crops

UNITED STATES—Traditional horticultural technology that was so common in the orchards, that were likewise more common, was more practical than so much of what...
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