Tag Archives: weeds

Free Weed ID Tool from U-Missouri

canada thistle

Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly what pesky weeds are growing within our gardens, lawns and/or fields and how we can get rid of them? Well, there is an app for that!

Using Glyphosate

Ralph Waldo Emerson claimed weeds were plants for which we have not found a use in the garden. I see it differently. To me, weeds are plants that have found a use for my garden. Or should I say a …

Star of Bethlehem (God, Help Me)

Last week I told you about my tendency to stray from my shopping list while at the garden center. Thanks for all your comments; I’m glad to know I’m in good company with my mish-mash garden. I’m in the midst …

Tip of the Week: Surprising Edible Greens

Using wild greens and so-called weeds in salads is gaining popularity, among world-class chefs and casual cooks alike. Here are some common plants and weeds that are edible: Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) flowers can be used to garnish a salad or …

Wild Garlic

The garlic aroma of crushed or mowed leaves readily identifies this introduced weed.