There are weeds, and then there are horsetail weeds. These simply formed, fragile-looking plants are deceptively robust. Once they gain access to your garden paths and flower beds, they stake claim to their new home and the gardener's weeding tasks take on a whole new level of activity.
Garlic mustard is an invasive weed that rapidly crowds out native plants and tree seedlings. It has no natural enemies in North America.
By using garden membrane, raised beds, and fresh soil and compost, you can have a low-maintenance, relatively weed-free allotment that you can manage on an hour a week.
Weed trees are any type of tree that finds its way to your garden or lawn unbidden.
How to get rid of goat's head weeds in your yard, including their seeds and the stickers. Plus, find out what to do if you get goat's head stickers in your skin.
Here are some organic solutions for dealing with weeds in cracks. Some are more permanent than others.
Vinegar is effective as a weed killer due to its ability to draw moisture out of foliage. Household vinegar may also be used in combination with other household items, like salt and dish detergent, to kill weeds. Vinegar is easy to find and use, while being an alternative to chemical herbicides.
How do we remove weeds effectively and, once removed, how do we prevent them from growing back? The following describes different methods—natural and chemical—to deal with weeds in your garden.