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Weeds and Your Garden

The Dreaded Weed ...

A weed is any plant you don’t want in your garden or landscape. It might be welcomed by another gardener, but to you it’s a pest.

You can learn to recognize weeds that thrive under many conditions and compete with neighboring plants. Managing weeds in your garden or landscape does not have to be backbreaking and tedious. Start by removing as many weeds as possible, prevent new weeds from getting established in your garden, and, when weeds arrive, dig in!

purple deadnettle Purple deadnettle - a winter annual with distinct purple leaves and flowers. Germinates in the fall and flowers in early spring.