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After removing the early weeds, mulching between rows will slow their return. Photo: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/90738513@N00/2522983940">Linda Beaverson</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved
After removing the early weeds, mulching between rows will slow their return. Photo: Linda Beaverson, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Weeds, you say? Get 'em when they're little

The tiniest weeds might just be you're most important job right now. It's like the old "pound of prevention" saying. You can deal with a million weeds in a very short time, if they're just tiny seedlings. Let them get bigger, and it isn't so easy.

That's Cooperative Extension horticulturist Amy Ivy's tip for triage in this season of the overwhelming gardening to-do list.  Go to full article

Dealing with garden leftovers

With the growing season winding down, some gardeners have already begun garden cleanup chores. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips on composting and ideas for building a proper compost bin.  Go to full article

Strategies for dealing with midsummer weeds

Before you declare all-out war on weeds this summer, horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for the best ways to deal with them. She spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Two garden scourges

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about two scourges in the garden this week: frost and weeds.  Go to full article

Garden tips: taking control of all those perennials

Horticulturist Amy Ivy has tips for dividing and weeding perennials. She spoke with Todd Moe.  Go to full article

Catching up with ?shoulder? season chores

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about late season lawn and garden chores.  Go to full article

The art of weeding

It's often said that a weed is just a plant in the wrong place. Horticulturist Amy Ivy has some tips for controlling some of those unwanted plants in the garden. It's back to the basics in battling weeds.  Go to full article
Close-up of Garlic Mustard flowers
Close-up of Garlic Mustard flowers

Control time in the garden

Weeding is probably the least favorite garden chore. But horticulturist Amy Ivy says getting an early start this month will make it easier to control weeds later this summer. Plus -- discouraging news about the invasive garlic mustard. She spoke with Martha Foley.  Go to full article

Feasting on backyard weeds

Your barbeque grill isn't the only place to find food in your backyard. There are lots of plants out there to eat, but most of us call them weeds. The GLRC's Julie Grant reports.  Go to full article

Spring Cleaning in the Garden

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about digging in the dirt and the best tools for getting rid of weeds.  Go to full article

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