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Ground Ivy is an aggressive perennial weed


When gardeners talk about weeds the word vine usually makes them cringe. Their anxiety increases when the word mint is added to the conversation. Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea) is guilty on both counts. Sometimes called creeping Charlie, this perennial can … Continue reading

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Marsh pennywort can hide, and it’s tough to remove from your lawn


A while ago a gentleman asked me about a weed he had in his lawn that was keeping his new grass from establishing. He described it as having round shiny lily pad-like leaves. I thought for a minute, for there … Continue reading

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