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Posts Tagged: Weeds

Onionweed--one tough *%^$ weed

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Onionweed (Asphodelus fistulosus) is an attractive but very difficult to control weed that is relatively common along highways, some irrigation right of ways and other areas in Southern California. It likely came to our area as an ornamental plant, maybe...

Posted on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Tags: herbicide (61), herbicide (61), invasive plants (18), invasives (12), weed control (80), weed management (21), weeds (64)

Winter and Spray Equipment

Ho Ho Holy Cow its going to be cold (in other parts of the country) this holiday break.   Winter and the New Year are great times to think about preventing weed management problems. With the onset of winter rains in many parts of California, weeds...

Posted on Monday, December 23, 2013 at 12:49 PM
Tags: equipment (2), weeds (64), winterize (1)

Why I like the word Weed

CA Poppy web

My title is Regional Advisor – Invasive Plants, but I really think of myself as a Weed Scientist (which sometimes gets an interesting response from some people; those that likely have a smoking habit). Weed is a simple word; everyone knows the...

Posted on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 at 8:22 AM
Tags: invasive plants (18), invasive weeds (80), invasives (12), naturalized (2), weeds (64)

Prepping your Vegetable Garden to Prevent Weeds


One of the biggest challenges to growing a vegetable garden in a non-raisedbed situation can be the weeds.  The can make the garden unsightly, compete with the vegetable plants you really want and make you feel  overwhelmed in trying...

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 1:03 PM
Tags: solarization (7), vegetable (17), weeds (64)

Citizen Science as a Tool for Weed Monitoring and Control

Bull thistle in front of Yosemite Falls

Everywhere you turn these days, the term “citizen science” is in use. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) dedicates a page of its website to the topic. In July, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) published a supplemental journal...

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2012 at 12:06 PM
Tags: invasive weeds (80), volunteers (2), weeds (64)

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