Tag: weeds

Weeds Have Been Very Busy

UNITED STATES—They are weeds for a reason. They grow like . . . well, weeds! By definition, they are unwanted. Yet, they typically proliferate...

Pull Weeds Before They Seed

UNITED STATES—Spring brings out the best and the worst in the garden. While warm season annuals and vegetables are getting established, so are a...

Some Weeds Can Hurt Pets

UNITED STATES—Weeds always have unfair advantages. They grow fast enough to bloom and disperse seed before the rain of early spring runs out, so...

Snails, Weeds And Falling Leaves

UNITED STATES—The coloring of foliage is a bit slow this autumn. The cooling nights after such warm weather is bringing some of the deciduous...

Online Plant Purchases Have Certain Risks

UNITED STATES—So many plants that were difficult to obtain years ago are now much more available online. The internet does more than give everyone...

Much Ado About Mulch

UNITED STATES—Mulch was not invented by humans. Most plants make some sort of mulch naturally. Even desert plants that live on bare ground shed...

Weeds Are Full Of Surprises

UNITED STATES—While it was busy naturalizing in Australia, South Africa and southern South America, the California poppy was getting forced out of parts of...

Not All Weeds Are Unwelcome

  Even the best tended gardens get weeds. Most weeds, particularly annual and perennial weeds, meet a quick demise by getting pulled out or sprayed...
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