Giant Ragweed

Giant ragweed cause giant allergy problems. If you have shady areas in your landscape, or live near a creek, you may have spotted this noxious weed popping up around your property. You'll often see it growing alongside waterways, lakes or the edges of agricultural fields. Giant ragweed (Ambrosia...

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Weed or shady groundcover? Whether or not horseherb (Calyptocarpus vialis) is a weed really depends on your own view about your lawn. If you have shade, then you probably already have this native creeping into your lawn. It may be frustrating, but its presence is a signal that you probably have too...

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Poison Ivy

Keep an eye out for this itchy invader! Watch out! When you see this creeper, stay clear! It's poison ivy. Poison ivy likes to sneak into your landscape and grow amongst other plants where it might be tough to spot. It will grow in grasses, groundcovers, shrubs and trees. Most people have a very...

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Wild Purslane

A weed you can eat! Wild purslane, Portulaca oleracea, can be a frustrating weed that likes to pop up in cracks in the driweway, sidewalk and gravel pathways. It is a succulent trailing or creeping plant that thrives in poor soil. So if you have a lot of purslane coming up in your landscape,...

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Bindweed, Wild Morning Glory

Don’t be fooled: This is not your grandmother’s morning glory! Convolvulus arvensis, also known as bindweed or wild morning glory, can be an incredibly invasive and frustrating garden weed. This invasive vine sinks its roots as deep as nine feet underground and can persist for up to 20...

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