The classic definition of a weed is "a plant out of place". Maple seedlings sprouting up in your flower beds make this otherwise valued tree a weed. Other plants like garlic mustard just seem to always be out of place. It is hard to imagine a place where it would be in place.

The following are just a few of the more common weeds found in the home landscape:

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.

Note: We have provided some general information and observations on this topic aimed at the home gardener. Before you take any serious action in your landscape, check with your state's land grant university's Cooperative Extension Service for the most current, appropriate, localized recommendations.

 

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