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Quack Grass Control

DuWayne asks if there is any way to eliminate quack grass from my well maintained residential lawn? Quack grass is a tough weed to eradicate from a lawn. Quack grass grows from underground rhizomes which have a joint or node at one inch intervals. At each of these nodes, roots can form and a blade […]

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Crab Grass Control

Last fall Harry from Waupun sent in a picture and asked how to control a weed in his yard. Jed Colquhoun, a weed expert from UW Madison identified it as crabgrass, a common late-season turf weed. Although the question came to us last year, the time to act is now! Crab grass is a warm […]

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Controlling Weeds in a Large Vegetable Garden

Matt asks what else he can be spraying or doing to control weeds in his ¾ acre vegetable garden. It seems that no matter what he does, Roundup, mulching with grass clippings, tilling, or plowing, more weeds keep popping up. Weeds are either annuals, biennials, or perennials and spread by seed, creeping root system, or […]

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Landscaping Under Pine Trees

Michelle in Malone writes: We have 2 huge pine trees which we cut the lower branches off. We laid down black paper, added wood chips and planted a small bush. It looked nice for a while, but now is totally out of control with weeds and pine needles. I just can’t keep up with it. […]

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