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Posts tagged weeds

November 5, 2015


carpeting plants

Carpeting Plants

The denser the "plant carpet," the better suppression of weeds it will provide.

October 3, 2013



Rejuvenation: Making An Old Flower Bed Young Again

I have just finished a complete overhaul of my oldest garden bed.

September 29, 2011


Gardening in the rain...

After The Rain…Many Opportunities For Gardeners

After heavy or prolonged rain, we gardeners venture outdoors and revel in how refreshed the plants look and how easily weeds can be extracted from the soil.

October 23, 2008


the Zapping Bindweed

Zapping Bindweed

Having trouble with bindweed taking over your gardens? Moya explains the best way to get rid of them, on this Focus on Flowers.

June 5, 2008


A bright blue, cornflower.


Learn all about Cornflowers on this Focus on Flowers.

April 12, 2007


A portrait of William Shakespeare

Gardening Advice from Shakespeare

The plays of William Shakespeare are abound with allusions to plants and flowers.

April 7, 2006


epimedium plant


We all need allies in the battle against weeds. Luckily, the woodland plant Epimedium helps fight off weeds in the early spring.

April 14, 2005


An Ajuga plant.


Learn about Ajuga on this, Focus on Flowers.

August 27, 2004


purple aster

Fall Blooming Asters

A farmer may still refer to asters as weeds. However, the explorers who came to this country about two centuries ago, recognized their horticultural value.

August 13, 2004


surprise lily

Surprise Lily

We are surprised and chagrined by the way weeds keep popping up no matter how vigilant we are. But we can also be surprised by the more decorative plants.

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