Tag: Weeds

The Wrong Kind of Weed Barrier

Weeds can be quite a pain. You can get everything looking nice in your landscape, then a few days later, that pesky weed appears. So you have an idea, we will put a weed barrier down to stop those weeds.

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The first thing that you may be asking is what is epinasty? The definition of epinasty by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is a nastic movement in which a plant part is bent outward and often downward. Even simpler, it is the

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Round Up Alternative

I have had people ask me about a Round Up alternative. The main reason for their concern is the toxicity of the active ingredient, glyphosate, in Round Up. The most common alternative is a combination of vinegar, Epsom Salt, and

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management, that sounds fancy and confusing. So what is it? It is a way of dealing with pests within an area that involves more that just using pesticides (herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, etc.) Integrated Pest Management involves many different

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Poison Ivy

I want to start out that I am not an expert when it comes solely to poison ivy. However, I thought a few reminders would be good as this common plant can be quite the pain. Poison ivy has leaves

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