Removing Horsenettle, Horsenettle (solanum carolinense) is a very persistent noxious weed that needs to be removed from your garden as soon as it is detected. The leaves look kind of like potato plant leaves when the first emerge and smell like potatoes when crushed. It has small berries that look like little yellow tomatoes.
Poison ivy in the garden or a tended living area is a real bummer. In this post, I outline an ecological 5-step plan for eradicating poison ivy.
Many of us struggle to remove those noxious invasive weeds that threaten to take over, and many people resort to spraying pesticides to keep them in check. But there is an alternative: eat them. Garlic Mustard is a particularly noxious weed in many places. However, it is also edible. Try foraging for it in the […]
There are plants that can take over your compost pile. And, some that just don’t decompose well. Learn to identify the plants to keep our of your compost pile.
Invasive plants are the first to come to mind, but there are others that just don’t play well with others and will actually keep your vegetables from producing as they should. Learn to identify these garden bullies.