Content tagged "weeds"

IPM in Schools for Landscape and Grounds Managers

Most schools place great importance to the landscape and grounds associated with their buildings. A healthy and functional landscape complements the school...

Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Pests: Weeds

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: November 17, 2015

Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Pests | Integrated Pest Management (IPM) | Diseases | Insects | WeedsLinks to external web pages are followed by the source's...

Parking Strips: Water Conserving or Weed Magnet?

Water Conservation for Lawn and Landscape Updated: November 13, 2014

Parking strips can be either water conserving or weed magnets. Parking strips are often "out of sight, out of  mind" for many homeowners, especially in older...

Every year my garden has lots of a succulent leaved, low-growing weed with small yellow flowers. What is this weed and how do I eradicate it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: November 28, 2011

Purslane, Portulaca oleracea, is an annual, reproducing from seeds and stem pieces.  It has fleshy succulent leaves and stems with yellow flowers. They look...

Kochia is taking over my lawn. How do I kill it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: October 19, 2011

Kochia is a common annual weed that is often found in waste areas and in bare patches in lawns. Killing young Kochia plants is not difficult; any broadleaf...

How can I chemically control wild garlic in my yard?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 05, 2011

Wild garlic (Allium vineale) and wild onion (Allium canadense) are winter perennials. They emerge in late fall from underground bulbs and grow through the...

How does one eradicate horsetail/equisetum? When it was planted, it seemed like a good idea, but now it is taking over desirable plants. Can equisetum be controlled by planting in a container? How does it spread, by rhizomes or spores?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: August 31, 2011

Biology and Control of Field Horsetail   Excerpt - "Presence and Control in Non-cropland - Horsetail is becoming more common in non-cultivated sites such as...

We are looking for a cattle-safe, pre-emergent fertilizer to apply in December. Thistles and johnsongrass are taking over one of our pastures.

Beef Cattle Updated: February 08, 2011

How can I control locoweed?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: July 26, 2010

Lawns: Cool Season Lawn Care and Management

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: May 17, 2010

Lawns | Turfgrass Selection | Cool Season Lawn Care and Management | Warm Season Lawn Care and Management Links to external web pages are followed by the...

How does corn gluten meal work to control unwanted weeds and grasses? Does it prevent germination or create another effect? What is the time frame for using this control?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: September 22, 2009

I have moss growing in my lawn and I have been told I can add lime and kill it. Is that true?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: August 26, 2009

Lawns: Warm Season Lawn Care and Management

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: August 07, 2008

Lawns | Turfgrass Selection | Cool Season Lawn Care and Management | Warm Season Lawn Care and Management Links to external web pages are followed by the...

i live in Colorado. How do you get rid of the weed Geraniaceae (redstem filaree)? I have sprayed it, but it keeps coming back and spreading. It's in the middle of blue gramma and field grass so I can't use a nonselective herbicide.

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: May 15, 2008

I have an invasive vine that has taken over my lilac hedge. It produces multiple vines off runners that can be more than 1 inch in diameter. It produces palmate leaves that can be 5 to 6 inches across when mature. It grows very quickly. How do I get rid of it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: May 14, 2008

Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Pests

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 26, 2008

Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Pests | Integrated Pest Management (IPM) | Diseases | Insects | Weeds Garden, Lawn, and Landscape Pests content reviewers...

How do I control unwanted weeds and grasses in my lawn?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: March 04, 2008

How do I control purple deadnettle and henbit?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 08, 2008

Winter ryegrass is driving us nuts. Is there any way to kill the ryegrass without damaging the permanent grass (St. Augustine)? The neighbors have a lawn care company and no ryegrass problems!

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

I think I have pokeweed in my yard. Do you have any ideas how to get rid of it?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

How does one get rid of field dodder without destroying the host? Where does this weed come from? It is on my hydrangeas.

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

How do I control wild violet in my lawn?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

Should I mow before or after I apply a post-emergent herbicide to my lawn?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

Should I mow before or after I apply a pre-emergent herbicide to my lawn?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

My lawn is a mess. What is the best way to kill my grass and start over?

Gardens & Landscapes Updated: January 07, 2008

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