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Keep "Most Unwanted" Weeds Out of Southern Gardens
Downloadable Q&A Fliers: Get a Grip on Weeds - Northern Version
Downloadable Q&A Fliers: Get a Grip on Weeds - Southern Version
Weed Germination Notes for the Pacific Northwest & Western Mountain States
Tough Weeds of the Pacific Northwest and Western Mountain States
Regional Weed Notes: Tough Southern Weeds
The Preen Weed ID

Gardener's Guide to Online Weed IDs
Outsmart Smartypants Weeds
Chickweed: Chickens Love It, Gardeners Hate It
Purslane: Tangy Salad or Terrible Weed?





Keep "Most Unwanted" Weeds
Out of Southern Gardens

Many of the weeds that invade flower and landscape beds share a trait that surprises less experienced gardeners: they’re super seedy weeds. These massive seed producers survive by spewing thousands of seeds per plant into the atmosphere, spawning endless cycles of pulling, digging, spraying, chopping and disposing of weeds. To help gardeners learn more about identifying and controlling the seediest weeds, including thugs that plague southern gardens, the makers of Preen Southern weed preventer have put together a series of Most Unwanted Weed ID Tip Sheets available at www.MostUnwantedWeeds.com.


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Downloadable Q & A Fliers: Get a Grip on Weeds - Northern Version
Need a two-sided “one sheet” of weed prevention Q & As? Or handouts for presentations? See our new downloadable flier for home gardeners. In .pdf format, it can be printed front and back, or as two pages. In black & white or color.
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Downloadable Q & A Fliers: Get a Grip on Weeds - Southern Version
Need a two-sided “one sheet” of Southern weed prevention Q & As? Or handouts for presentations? See our new downloadable flier for Southern gardeners. In .pdf format, it can be printed front and back, or as two pages. In black & white or color.
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deadnettle

Weed Germination Notes for the Pacific Northwest & Western Mountain States Germinaton notes and images for common weeds in the Pacific Northwest and the Western Mountain states.
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horsetail

Problem Weeds of the Pacific Northwest and Western Mountain States
Know the enemy. Here's a look at the growing habits of problem weeds found in the Pacific Northwest and the Western Mountain states
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spurge

Regional Notes: Tough Southern Weeds
Weeds are opportunistic. In the south, the long growing seasons offer weeds plenty of opportunities to germinate and grow. Southern weeds run the gamut from winter annuals and perennials to summer annuals and perennials, and in between. The many micro-climates throughout the region allow for winter weeds that persist well into summer and summer weeds that persist well into winter.
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Weed ID


The Preen Weed ID (on the Preen consumer website)
Preen, the leading maker of pre-emergent garden weed preventers, has totally retooled their online Weed ID tool. Geared to home gardeners, the new Weed ID offers multiple images of each weed, plus four different search options: common name, Latin name, grassy or broadleaf type, plus a state-by-state search feature which helps gardeners hone in on the specific weeds that are most likely to crop up in their own garden. Besides images, each weed’s ID offers key information plus solution-based products and videos. Easy-to-use and covering 115 weed species the site also includes links to top university weed resources, making it a good place for home gardeners to start.
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Weed ID

Gardener's Guide to Online Weed IDs
To wage a successful war on garden weeds, it helps to know which weeds you are dealing with. For gardeners seeking weed-relief lifelines, here are 9 efficient weed ID resources worth checking out and perhaps using in combination.
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Outsmart Smartypants Weeds
In his 2012 Scientific American book What a Plant Knows, renowned biologist Dr. Daniel Chamovitz suggests that plants can sense and communicate in surprising ways.The fact that plants have a type of intelligence won’t surprise most gardeners, who have long known that plants can be plenty smart. In fact, if Dr. Chamovitz and other researchers are interested, gardeners can even tell them which plants are the smartest. Weeds, of course!
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chickweed

Chickweed: Chickens Love It, Gardeners Hate It
Its popularity with poultry earned it the name chickweed, and some people agree, touting Stellaria media as another weed that makes a tasty salad ingredient. For many gardeners, however, this creeping annual is first and foremost an aggressive lawn and garden weed, with each new plant capable of producing up to 15,000 seeds in one season.
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Purslane

Purslane: Tangy Salad or Terrible Weed?
Purslane was said to be Mahatma Ghandi's favorite food. Yet even the famously lean Ghandi might have packed on the pounds if he'd tried to eat all the purslane his garden could grow. A single purslane plant can create up to 240,000 seeds in a single season! Most American gardeners find it a pernicious weed.
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