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What is velvetleaf? No ratings yet.

Velvetleaf is a summer annual that grows from seed each year, attaining heights of 1 to 5 feet (0.3 to 1.5 m). Mature plants are generally unbranched and have a strong taproot and sturdy stem that becomes woody at maturity. The stem of velvetleaf is green, often with...

Weed of the week: Wild Violet No ratings yet.

Wild Violet – also referred to as Common Blue Violet, Meadow Violet, Hooded Blue Violet, and Field Violet – is a perennial broadleaf weed. Viola papilionacea is often found in fields, meadows, low woods, shaded areas of lawns, ditches, waste areas, roadsides and...

Weed of the week: Poison Ivy No ratings yet.

Chances are, you’ve either had a run-in with Poison Ivy or you know someone who has. It’s nasty stuff. Also known as Rhus radicans, Eastern Poison-Ivy, Markweed, Poison Creeper, Poison Ivy is a creeping perennial weed that can be found throughout the...

Weed of the week: Oxalis No ratings yet.

Oxalis goes by several common names such as wood sorrel, or sourgrass, or false clover. It is a medium sized edible plant that occurs throughout most of North America.  Within the genus Oxalis, there are several species.  Oxalis typically grows a maximum of 15 inches...

Weeds happen. Why? No ratings yet.

So you hired a lawn care service to treat your lawn for weeds. Maybe you have a few. Maybe more. Regardless you want your lawn to be weed free. It’s a simple request. One we hear often and one we battle daily. Here’s why. Weed control is one of the...