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4/22/2011
Gathering weeds from your garden or yard can make a quick, healthy spring meal.
6/2/2011
Pick the right dandelion weeder, and ridding your lawn and garden of dandelions becomes more game than chore. Here we hightlight three popular models: the Oswego Grandpa’s Weeder, the Fiskars Triple Claw Weeder and the Garden Weasel Weedpopper Step and Twist.
3/2/2011
Learn how to kill nutsedge, both yellow (Cyperus esculentus) and purple (Cyperus rotundus), and remove it from your garden. Pine bark mulch may be one effective way to kill nutlets from yellow nutsedge.
7/30/2008
When asparagus crops get weedy, just leave them where they are, instead of digging asparagus plants up and starting from scratch.
2/11/2013
Goats are terrific weed eaters, and do a great job clearing land for you, why not utilize them for clearing your pastures!
2/23/2011
Nutsedge is a particularly invasive weed, but it can also be eaten raw, roasted, boiled and candied.
7/5/2012
Weeding in the summer is all about species maintenance
9/9/2008
Here are some good options for free, weed-free mulches.
12/17/2010
We’re looking for reader tips about the worst garden weeds and how best to manage them. Share you advice with us, and read how other readers are dealing with weeds in their gardens.
11/25/2014
Using manual control of weeds as opposed to chemical control.
7/10/2013
By applying the principles of landrace gardening, you can help your plants win the race against weeds.
11/3/2008
Goats are a great way to get rid of weed problems while also reducing the use of chemicals and fossil fuels.
9/28/2010
The perfect partner for pruning, weeding and harvesting.
1/4/2012
The ACTUAL benefits of weeds in your garden. Use and value diversity! Find the benefit!
7/16/2013
After a long trial-and-error process, Ilene White Freedman finally found a sustainable, weed-suppressing mulching system for her farm.
5/23/2014
A well-thought-out garden design will make your work enjoyable and manageable and will encourage the gardener's presence and attention.
8/8/2013
How to identify, harvest and cook with wood sorrel and sheep sorrel, both common weeds that have the same exquisite lemon flavor as cultivated French sorrel.
11/25/2013
Chickweed (Stellaria media) is a common garden weed that thrives in the cool temperatures of late fall and early spring. Here's how to identify and use this delicious wild vegetable.
9/4/2013
Tastes like lemonade, has the beautiful blush color of rose wine, and comes from a plant that's almost certainly growing near you - here's how to make and use sumac extract.
5/21/2014
April's tips for controlling weeds and fertilizing your garden.
5/13/2014
Unlike many wild foods that take a long search, dandelions are found in almost every wood and meadow. And while many wild plants require special training to identify and discriminate from similar-looking poisonous plants, dandelions can be readily identified by every schoolchild.
9/7/2010
Mother Nature has a way of filling in the blank spots....
7/2/2008
Don't like weeds? Well, maybe this will change your mind. An article in the New York Times, discusses possible ways that weeds could help fight global warming.
7/1/2013
These sources can help you locate organic and other natural options for plants, seeds, and weed and pest control products.
8/2/2011
Steve offers a few thoughts on line trimmers and brush cutters.
5/2/2014
Monsanto's Roundup Ready system transformed typical weed problems into a national superweed crisis, only healthy farms can correct the damage done.
8/17/2012
Musings on a few delicious, nutritious edible weeds, plus a salmon salad and purslane recipe.
7/14/2008
Don't like weeds? Well, maybe this will change your mind. An article in the New York Times, discusses possible ways that weeds could help fight global warming.
3/15/2011
Far from being weeds, spring's earliest greens are packed with nutrition and help detox the body.
11/15/2011
Cover crops are grown between planting seasons as a way to give back to the soil what cultivation takes from it. And cover crops aren’t just for large-scale growers—they can help you get the most out of your backyard vegetable garden too!
9/27/2010
Simran Sethi reflects on her first summer of yard-care and gardening.


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