Weed Identification Guide ~ Musk Thistle:  Type: Broadleaf biennial weed;  Size: To 6 feet tall and 18 inches wide;  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in full sun;  Appearance: Prickly leaves off of tall stems topped by heavy 2-inch purple flowers;  Control: Mulch to prevent it; use a post-emergence herbicide or dig it out.

Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Musk Thistle Type: Broadleaf biennial Size: To 6 feet tall and 18 inches wide Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in full sun Appearance: Prickly leaves off of tall stems topped by heavy purple flowers.

Weed Identification Guide  Oxalis  Type: Broadleaf perennial  Size: To 20 inches tall  Where it grows: Sunny or shady landscape, lawn, or garden areas  Appearance: Light green leaves that look like clover and cup-shape yellow flowers in summer and fall  Control: Mulch garden areas in spring to prevent it; pull plants by hand or spray with a post-emergence herbicide in spring or fall.

Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Oxalis Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 20 inches…

Creeping Charlie. Type: Broadleaf perennial    Size: 4 inches tall, several feet wide    Where it grows: Shady lawn, landscape, or garden areas    Appearance: Groundcover with scalloped leaves and clusters of purple flowers in late spring.    Control: Mulch garden areas in spring to prevent it; pull plants by hand or spray with a post-emergence herbicide in spring or fall.

Weed Identification Guide

Creeping Charlie Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: 4 inches tall, several feet wide Where it grows: Shady lawn, landscape, or garden areas Appearance: Groundcover with scalloped leaves and clusters of purple flowers in late spring.

Quackgrass. Quackgrass  Type: Grassy perennial    Size: To 3 feet tall and several feet wide    Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun or shade    Appearance: Wheatlike flower spikes appear above slender clumps of grassy foliage.    Control: Mulch to prevent it in gardens; dig plants out by hand, being sure to remove every bit of root.

Weed Identification Guide

What's that growing in your yard? Wicked weeds can ruin your lawn's good looks. Garden Therapy helps you identify the bad guys so you can knock 'em out with a one-two punch of fertilizer and weed killer. Click through for more. @garden_therapy

How to Identify Weeds

What’s that growing in your yard? Wicked weeds can ruin your lawn’s good looks. Garden Therapy helps you identify the bad guys so you can knock ‘em out with a one-two punch of fertilizer and weed killer.

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant FREE PRINTABLE QUOTE

How to Identify Weeds

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant FREE PRINTABLE QUOTE - Garden Therapy

Weed Identification Guide  Ragweed  Type: Broadleaf annual  Size: To 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun or partial shade  Appearance: Finely cut green leaves are almost ferny.  Control: Mulch to prevent it; use a post-emergence herbicide or pull it out by hand.

Weed Identification Guide

Weed Identification Guide Ragweed Type: Broadleaf annual Size: To 4 feet tall and 2 feet wide Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun or partial shade Appearance: Finely cut green leaves are almost ferny.

Identifying weeds. Helpful sites.  Don't use chemicals to get rid of them please.

what weed is it? putting names to pesky plants

What weed is it? Putting names to pesky plants - great list from Margaret Roach of resources for identifying and learning about weeds - A Way to Garden

Weed Identification Guide  Bindweed  Type: Broadleaf perennial  Size: Climbs 6 feet or more  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun  Appearance: Arrowhead-shape leaves on twining vines; bears white to pale pink morning glory-type flowers.  Control: Mulch to prevent; repeatedly chop down growing plants and/or treat with post-emergence herbicide.

Weed Identification Guide

Bindweed Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: Climbs 6 feet or more Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas in sun Appearance: Arrowhead-shape leaves on twining vines; bears white to pale pink morning glory-type flowers.

Foraging: how to safely find, identify, prepare and eat wild cleavers (Galium aparine) weeds. From the Foraged Foodie.

wild cleavers (Galium aparine) cannot believe these annoying weeds are actually eatable!

Weed Identification Guide  Yellow Sweet Clover  Type: Broadleaf annual  Size: 1-3 feet tall, 12-18 inches wide  Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas  Appearance: Lanky branches; clover-like leaves; fragrant yellow flowers.  Control: Mulch to prevent it; pull plants by hand or spot-treat a post-emergence herbicide.

Weed Identification Guide

Yellow Sweet Clover Type: Broadleaf annual Size: feet tall, inches wide Where it grows: Landscape and garden areas Appearance: Lanky branches; clover-like leaves;

Identifying Weeds in the Garden

Identifying Weeds in the Garden

Weed Identification Guide  Pokeweed  Type: Broadleaf perennial  Size: To 10 feet tall and 2 feet wide  Where it grows: Sunny landscape or garden areas  Appearance: Light green leaves with clusters of white flowers and dark purple berries.  Control: Prevent it with a deep layer of mulch. Once the plant grows, hand-pull or spot-treat it with an herbicide.

Weed Identification Guide

WED: Pokeweed Type: Broadleaf perennial Size: To 10 feet tall and 2 feet wide Where it grows: Sunny landscape or garden areas Appearance: Light green leaves with clusters of white flowers and dark purple berries.

Learn about common weeds that grow in gardens or in lawns and how you can easily and safely prevent these weeds from growing, or get rid of the weeds if you already have them. Our common weed types include dandelion and crabgrass.

Weed Identification Guide

Crabgrass, Weed Control Tip: Mulch to prevent it or use a pre-emergence herbicide in lawns; pull plants by hand or spot-treat with a nonselective post-emergence herbicide.

Having trouble identifying weeds? These pictures of weeds include many of the most common annual, biennial and perennial types of weeds.

Having trouble identifying weeds? These pictures of weeds include many of the most common annual, biennial and perennial types of weeds.

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