Category Archives: Weeds

Weed Watch: Was that 4-foot plant (Erechtites hieraciifolius) growing in my garden yesterday?

Written By Mary Free, Extension Master Gardener Summer is waning or fall just beginning and our gardens are awash in the bright and muted colors of asters, goldenrods, lobelias, pink muhly, sages, turtleheads, and zinnias, and with due diligence, relatively … Continue reading

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Fall Weed ID in the Garden

Join Extension Master Gardener Joyce Hylton as she discusses some of the most common weeds in our area that flourish in the Fall. While a weed may be just a wildflower in the wrong place, learn why they may like your lawn and garden and how you can safely and effectively control them. Continue reading

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Weed Watch: Lion’s Tooth, Blowball, Pissabed…A Dandelion by Another Name*

Most people, adults and children alike, recognize the dandelion, but how well do they really know it? Continue reading

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Weed Watch: What are those tiny white flowers blooming in my lawn?

If you have been out and about enjoying the warmer weather, then you may have noticed, especially in shady areas where the soil is moist, scattered clusters of tiny, white, 4-petaled flowers with 4–6 stamens. Continue reading

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