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Gardening Tips on Weed Identification

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We all know that in order to have a fancy garden, you need to pay attention to the state of your soil, and what grows where. Today, we are presenting the compilation of plant types, which ruin the gardening process, because of their effortless growth all over the place. Yes, we are presenting the gardening tips on weed identification!

Most Famous Weeds

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1. Dandelions

It is a medium growth perennial, which enjoys growing in the sun. You can identify a dandelion by its big yellow blooms, which later turn into puffballs. One of the methods of controlling this weed is to use herbicides and mulch. While, dandelion is one of the most famous types of weed we would encounter in our garden, few know that it actually has medicinal value.

2. Crabgrass

This weed got is name from its crab-like appearance, It can growon practically anywhere. It is an annual plant, which grows in the sun, and spreads really fast. Each crabgrass plant can produce about 15,000 seeds! To prevent this plant from spoiling the garden, you will need to pull them by hand and use herbicide afterwards.

3. Bindweed

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This one is a broadleaf perennial plant, which can climb up to 6 feet. Besides its climbing ability, bindweed also produces morning glory-like flowers. The roots of this plant are quite expansive and can be found from 20-30 feet away from the mother root. To prevent this weed from taking over your garden, you need to chop down the existing plants.

4. White Clover

Also a perennial, white clover grows in a partial shade or sunny areas. It can be up to 10 inches tall, and has a distinct three-lobed leaves. This weed is somewhat helpful, as its presence adds nitrogen to the soil. To remove it you will need to use herbicide and mulch.

5. Creeping Charlie

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A highly suggestive name stands for a rather cute weed perennial, which covers the soil as a green carpet. Apart from the little green leaves, this weed gives off pretty purple flowers in mid-spring. To remove it, you need to spray the soil with post-emergence herbicide.

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