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Figure 1. Mature seed head of wild carrot (bird's nest)

Figure Mature seed head of wild carrot (bird's nest)

Use our handy guide to help you identify and control weeds in your garden: http://www.bhg.com/gardening/pests/insects-diseases-weeds/types-of-weeds/

Weed Identification Guide

Use our handy guide to help you identify and control weeds in your garden: http:// /gardening/pests/insects-diseases-weeds/types-of-weeds/

This really works - we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years!! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months. By that time, any grass and weed seeds that were present in the soil on planting will be dead. It’s green, it’s cheaper than fabric, and when you decide to remove or redesign the bed later on, you will not have the headache you would with fabric. (another pinner said)

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This really works – we did it for our raised beds and regular garden, no weeds for two years! The newspaper will prevent any grass and weed seeds from germinating, but unlike fabric, it will decompose after about 18 months.

Weed Identification Guide ~ Musk Thistle:  Type: Broadleaf biennial weed;  Size: To 6 feet tall and 18 inches wide;  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in full sun;  Appearance: Prickly leaves off of tall stems topped by heavy 2-inch purple flowers;  Control: Mulch to prevent it; use a post-emergence herbicide or dig it out.

Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Musk Thistle Type: Broadleaf biennial Size: To 6 feet tall and 18 inches wide Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in full sun Appearance: Prickly leaves off of tall stems topped by heavy purple flowers.

We get it. Weeds are obnoxious and hard to eliminate. Use our guide to identify the common varieties and know how to remove them safely.  Need help now? See our video on how to control weeds in the garden.

Weed Identification Guide

A LANDSCAPE STYLE TO AVOID: Weed Identification Guide Don't let weeds rob your garden of its beauty. Use our guide to help you identify and control these troublesome pests.

Weed Identification Guide  Oxalis  Type: Broadleaf perennial  Size: To 20 inches tall  Where it grows: Sunny or shady landscape, lawn, or garden areas  Appearance: Light green leaves that look like clover and cup-shape yellow flowers in summer and fall  Control: Mulch garden areas in spring to prevent it; pull plants by hand or spray with a post-emergence herbicide in spring or fall.

Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Oxalis Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 20 inches…

I've made quite a few dandelion recipes. This versatile "weed" is delicious and nutritious from root to flower! Check out this awesome dandelion infographic, too.

Dandelion Recipes (and infographic

I've made quite a few dandelion recipes. This versatile weed is delicious and nutritious from root to flower! Check out this awesome dandelion infographic, to

Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer - Consider Me Inspired

Make Your Own At Home- Weed Killer (Consider Me Inspired)

Weed killer- Vinegar, Salt and Dawn. I made a batch of this today and within hours the weeds were dead. It really worked. I am thrilled, because it is cheap, natural and easy - Beautiful Yards Today

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27 Easy and Cheap Walkway Ideas for Your Garden

Railroad tie and gravel garden/side yard walkway. I usually don't like gravel and railroad ties but this might be a workable and less expensive option than pavers for backyard walkway to screen porch

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