We get it. Weeds are obnoxious and hard to eliminate. Use our guide to identify the common varieties and know how to remove them safely. Need help now? See our video on how to control weeds in the garden.
Identifying Weeds | Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Lubbock
Dayflower "Type: Annual grass relative Size: To 30 inches tall and wide Where it grows: Sunny or shady landscape areas Appearance: Dark green leaves clasping a stem and brilliant blue flowers through summer. Control: Mulch to prevent it or use a pre-emergence herbicide in spring; pull plants by hand or spot-treat with a non-selective post-emergence herbicide."
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."
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