Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wild but Mild – Common Chickweed

Now that cool weather is upon us common chickweed (Stellaria media) is everywhere. It’s that light green carpet-like weed with the tiny white flowers taking over flowerbeds and gardens right now. In fact, recent mild weather probably has facilitated exponential … Continue reading

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What’s up Dock?

Now that winter is here, most of us don’t have to mow our lawns. Our flower gardens have probably fizzled out too, but we still have weeds. Curly dock (Rumex crispus) is one of those ugly coarse textured plants that … Continue reading

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Whistle Pig

Since Groundhog Day is this week, I decided this varmint deserved mention. Farmers and gardeners experience their destructive behavior. Most consider them a cute little rodent. These squirrel relatives also called woodchucks or whistle pigs have a portly body, and … Continue reading

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