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    Henbit Organic Weed Control

    Henbit weed

    Henbit is a broad-leafed plant that grows as an annual but also as a biennial and short-lived perennial. It is also known as dead nettle, bee nettle, and Lamium. Botanical name: Lamium amplexicaule Organic Weed Control at Amazon Henbit description and life cycle Henbit root system Henbit has a fibrous root system. Henbit can root […] More

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    Plantain Organic Weed Control

    Plantain weed

    Plantain is a perennial plant, usually a weed. There are two common species of plantain—the broadleaf plantain and the buckthorn plantain. Plantain has thick, egg-shaped, wavy-edged leaves that grow from a ground-hugging rosette. Plantain weed thrives in rich, moist, compacted soil. Plantain grows from seed and from resprouting roots. The leaves are so wide and […] More

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    Morning Glory Organic Weed Control

    Morning glory weed

    Morning glories are summer-growing perennial and annual plants commonly grown for their colorful funnel-shaped flowers. Morning glories become weedy when they are allowed to twine around other plants and objects and when allowed to re-seed and grow uncontrolled. Botanical name: Ipomea purpurea Organic Weed Control at Amazon Morning glory description and life cycle Morning glory […] More

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    Dandelion Benefits and Organic Control

    Dandelion weed

    Dandelions are perennial plants. They flower beginning in early spring and continue through the summer. Botanical name: Taraxacum officinale Organic Weed Control at Amazon Dandelion description and life cycle Dandelion root system Dandelion has a strong taproot that it is commonly 6 to 18 inches deep but can penetrate to a depth of 10 feet […] More

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    Black Nightshade Organic Weed Control

    Black nightshade weed

    Black nightshade—also called deadly nightshade–is the most common of several nightshade weeds. The nightshades are close relatives of tomatoes, potatoes, and eggplants. The leaves and berries of nightshades contain toxic alkaloids that are harmful to humans and animals. Hairy nightshade and cut leaf nightshade are two other garden weeds similar to black nightshade. Nightshades are […] More

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    Chickweed Organic Weed Control


    Chickweed is an annual plant that competes vigorously with other plants. It is edible. Botanical name: Stellaria media Organic Weed Control at Amazon Chickweed description and life cycle Chickweed root system Chickweed has a fibrous, shallow root system. Weeded debris including stem parts or roots left in the garden will re-root and generate new plants. […] More

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    Bindweed Organic Weed Control


    Bindweed is a perennial vine with round white blossoms. There are two common species of bindweed: field bindweed and hedge bindweed. Bindweeds look somewhat like morning glories. Botanical name: Field Bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis; Hedge Bindweed, Calystegia sepium Organic Weed Control at Amazon Bindweed description and life cycle Bindweed root system Bindweed has both deep vertical […] More

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    Crabgrass Organic Weed Control

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    Crabgrass is an annual summer weed. It infests lawns, vegetable gardens, ornamental gardens, orchards, and vineyards. Botanical name: Digitaria, various species Organic Weed Control at Amazon Crabgrass description and life cycle Crabgrass root system Crabgrass has a shallow central root. Stems sprawl like a crab from the crown. The plant can set down new roots […] More

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    Canada Thistle Organic Weed Control

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    The Canada thistle is a broad-leafed weedy plant that invades gardens, orchards, vineyards, and roadsides. The Canada thistle is a perennial plant that grows wide and sends up new colonies as far as its tough horizontal roots can reach. Some species of thistles can also be annuals and biennials. Botanical name: Cirsium arvense Organic Weed […] More

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    Nutsedge Organic Weed Control

    Nutsedge weed

    Nutsedge is a perennial plant that resembles grass. It reproduces by seed and almond-shaped tubers at the end of running roots. Botanical name: Cyperus esculentus (yellow nutsedge); Cyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Organic Weed Control at Amazon Nutsedge description and life cycle Nutsedge root system Nutsedge has a horizontal underground rhizome root system that can spread […] More

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    Stinging Nettle Organic Weed Control

    Nettle weed

    Stinging nettle is a perennial plant. Skin contact with stinging nettle commonly causes welts. Botanical name: Urtica dioica; a related plant is burning nettle or small nettle (Utica urens) Organic Weed Control at Amazon Stinging nettle description and life cycle Stinging nettle root system Stinging nettle has an extensive underground root system of rhizomes that […] More

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    Knotweed Organic Weed Control


    Knotweed grows from long-lived rhizomes but plants live as annuals growing in lawns, vegetable gardens, and ornamental gardens especially where the soil is compacted. Botanical name: Polygonum aviculare Organic Weed Control at Amazon Knotwood description and life cycle Knotweed root system Knotweed grows from fibrous roots that produce spreading rhizomes. Each lateral shoot can extend […] More