Wild Carrot, Queen Anne’s Lace

Some weeds are beautiful! Wild carrot, also called Queen Anne's lace (Daucus carota), is a non-native member of the parsley family that grows wild across the U.S.  Plants have a flat white umbel shaped flower cluster with a red-purple flower in the middle of the cluster. The stems are hairy...

Continue reading

Virginia Creeper

Is this poison ivy? While Virginia Creeper is often planted intentionally as an ornamental vine, it can often crop up in places where you didn't invite it and get out of control. It's also often confused with poison ivy. The easiest way to tell the difference between Virginia creeper and poison...

Continue reading

Nutsedge

Prolific and persistant… Nutsedge is one of the more prolific and persistent weeds we have here in North Texas. They thrive in compacted, poorly draining soils or beds that are overwatered or have irrigation leaks. If you've had an increasing problem with nutsedge then your soil is probably...

Continue reading

Common Dandelion

With deep roots, these weeds can be tough to eradicate. While there are a number of dandelion species in Texas, the common dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) is most often a problem for urban lawns. Dandelions are perennials that thrive in areas of full sun and consistent moisture, however they can...

Continue reading

Common Ragweed

You might not notice this weed, but your nose will… Remember the Giant Ragweed we posted about? This is its smaller cousin, common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), also called annual ragweed or bitterweed. This noxious weed is much smaller, growing to between two and four feet tall. This species...

Continue reading

1821 Wall Street
Garland, TX 75041
Ph: 972.272.9211
info@soilsalive.com

Email Newsletter

Get the latest organic news from Soils Alive

Site Search


TDA Information Sheet     Privacy Policy     Terms of Use     Sitemap     Dallas Web Design - By Main Page