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Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings
Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Weed control can be accomplished chemically or mechanically. Depending on the situation, each method has its advantages and disadvantages. More
Types of Weeds
Types of Weeds - Articles Articles
To adequately control weeds in the small-scale orchard, you should learn proper weed identification. More
Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting
Grapes in the Home Fruit Planting - Articles Articles
American varieties such as Concord and Niagara thrive in most places in Pennsylvania that meet the criteria outlined in Penn State Extension cultural recommendations. More
Types of Herbicides for Home Fruit Plantings
Types of Herbicides for Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
The effectiveness of herbicides is largely dependent upon the user. Understanding these materials will help you use them more effectively and safely. More
Chicory
Neighborly Natural Landscaping in Residential Areas - Articles Articles
Homeowners across America are changing the face of the typical American lawn. Learn strategies for the natural landscape homeowner who is looking for neighborly ways to garden for nature. More
Backyard Grape Growing
Backyard Grape Growing - Articles Articles
This article provides information on selecting cultivars, purchasing and planting grapes, nutritional requirements, pruning, training/trellis systems, and pests. More
Table 9.3. Pesticides for Blueberries in Home Gardens
Table 9.3. Pesticides for Blueberries in Home Gardens - Articles Articles
Informational table showing pesticide recommendations for blueberries. More
Japanese and Giant Knotweed
Japanese and Giant Knotweed - Articles Articles

Japanese and Giant Knotweed

David R. Jackson

Japanese knotweed (Polygonium cuspidatum) and Giant knotweed (Polygonum sachalinensis) are two invasive, exotic weeds found throughout much of the United States and Canada. More
Photo: Tim Abbey
Common Pokeweed Identification and Management - Articles Articles
Pokeweed can be a weed in landscape beds and nurseries. More
Photo: Loke T. Kok, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org, bull thistle, Cirsium vulgare
Bull Thistle Identification and Management - Articles Articles
Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare) is a biennial that true to its name, has notable spines. This plant is much different than Canada thistle. More
Images 1. Common ragweed. DiTomaso, J. UC-Davis, Bugwood.org.
Keep an Eye Out for the Ragweeds - Articles Articles

Keep an Eye Out for the Ragweeds

William S. Curran, Ph.D., Dwight Lingenfelter

Members of the Aster family, particularly the ragweeds, are never good neighbors and it’s key to understand what your post treatment options are. More
Home Orchard Calendar
Home Orchard Calendar - Articles Articles
Calendar applies to Zone 6, in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Apple bloom generally the last week of April. Adjust timings for other regions. More
Mulches for Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings
Mulches for Weed Control in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
A mulch is any kind of material applied to the soil surface for protection or improvement of the area covered. The value of any mulch material is measured in how well it improves crop quality. More
Parts of the Pesticide Label
Parts of the Pesticide Label - Articles Articles
You should always read and understand the label before using any pesticide product. More
Pest Management in Grapes in Home Fruit Plantings
Pest Management in Grapes in Home Fruit Plantings - Articles Articles
Herbicides currently registered for use in commercial vineyards are not recommended for home gardeners. More
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