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What Weeds Tell You About Your Soil
Read your weeds! They are an indicator of your soil’s health. If you have large patches of one kind...
13 Common Garden Weeds
No one likes to talk about weeds, but some plants compete with your garden for nutrients, water,...
Common Lawn Problems: Nutsedge, Crabgrass, Grubs, Brown Patches
It’s time to plan your lawn care. Here are 10 common lawn problems that you want to prevent—plus ...
Mulching Guide: Benefits of Mulch
Mulching is one of the best things you can do for your garden. But using mulch incorrectly can have...
Weed Control Techniques
While it’s tempting to call any unwanted plant a “weed,” there are really only a select few weeds...
Keep Weeds Under Control (Without Weed Killers)
Dealing with weeds in the garden? Their often persistent nature can make for a truly frustrating...
Garden of Thugs: Pruning, Digging, Thinning
Garden thugs are plants (not weeds) that quickly get out of control in the garden. They can really...
Purslane: Health Benefits and Recipes
Purslane, or Portulaca oleracea, is a garden weed that is edible and has many health benefits. Find...
Fertilizer Tea from Plants, Weeds, and Grass
Using your own garden weeds and grass, you can make homemade fertilizer tea. Here’s how. Yes,...
How to Stop Invasive Plants from Spreading
What are invasive plants? How do you keep invasive plants from spreading? Let’s dig in! Have you...
Straw Turns to Gold
No, I’m not Rumpelstiltskin, the cranky gnome in a Grimm fairy tale; I can’t spin straw into gold...
Dandelion Health Benefits
Gardeners curse the ubiquitous dandelion and its pervasive nature. They pop up everywhere in spring...
Weed Control: How to Reduce Weeds in Your Garden
Here are tips on how to control weeds in your garden—and recommended treatments for different types...