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Invasive Weeds in the Garden pt2

Invasive Weeds in the Garden part 2 in our series There are many types of invasive weeds in our area.  We are going to focus on the most common and most annoying.  We will give you tips on avoiding, removing, eradicating them in these articles.  We will also help you to simply identify them, see if you...
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Vegetables to plant now for fall

Vegetables to Plant Now for Fall The same hot weather that brings out the best in tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers and other summer vegetables makes spinach, lettuce, peas and other cool-weather vegetables tough and bitter. In the middle of a siege of hazy, hot days, it is hard to imagine that the weather will ever be cool and...
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Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy Please use the photo to Identify Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac.  The removal of each is very similar in procedure.  Most common is Poison Ivy, so we will work with that.  If your area is wet, you may have poison sumac instead. Poison ivy plants make a dreadful garden companion. The resin in their oil...
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Invasive Weeds In Garden part 1

Invasive Weeds In Garden? This is the first part in a series of tips to control Invasive Weeds in your Garden.  This article will feature Bindweed and Creeping Charlie as they are very common in this part of Pennsylvania. What is Creeping Charlie?creepingcharlie This aggressive weed likes moist, shaded...
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