Tag: weeds

Exotic Species Can Become Naturalized

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UNITED STATES—Every palm tree in local landscapes is exotic. Simply put, all palms are originally from somewhere else. The desert fan palm, the only...

Weeding Earlier Rather Than Later

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UNITED STATES—Weeding is not much fun. Some of us might enjoy the relaxing monotony of productive weeding. Realistically though, most of us would prefer...

TV Writer’s Son Dies In Skiing Accident

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HOLLYWOOD—The 20 year-old son of "Orange is the New Black" creator died in a skiing accident in Utah during a family trip on New...

Weeds Might Produce Hazardous Seeds

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UNITED STATES—Weeds are weeds because they grow where they are not wanted. They might be desirable plants in the wild within their native ranges,...

Weeds Obviously Grow Like Weeds

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UNITED STATES—Not many of our favorite plants grow like weeds. We must help most of them along, and give them what they want. A...

Weed Seeds Can Hurt Pets

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UNITED STATES—Plants are quite ingenious with their technology of exploitation of animals and people. Many get insects, birds, bats, spiders and anyone who is...

Weeds Want To Get Ahead

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UNITED STATES—Weeds always seem to have unfair advantages. While we pamper so many of our desirable plants to get them to grow and perform,...

Planting Cool Season Cover Crops

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UNITED STATES—Traditional horticultural technology that was so common in the orchards, that were likewise more common, was more practical than so much of what...

Weeds Have Been Very Busy

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UNITED STATES—They are weeds for a reason. They grow like . . . well, weeds! By definition, they are unwanted. Yet, they typically proliferate...

Pull Weeds Before They Seed

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UNITED STATES—Spring brings out the best and the worst in the garden. While warm season annuals and vegetables are getting established, so are a...

Some Weeds Can Hurt Pets

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UNITED STATES—Weeds always have unfair advantages. They grow fast enough to bloom and disperse seed before the rain of early spring runs out, so...
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