Identify and control weeds for a super garden! The Gardener’s Weed Book is an easy-to-use reference that covers the pros and cons of the presence of weeds, recommends proven organic methods for controlling unwanted weeds and presents an illustrated encyclopedia of dozens of the most common weeds. By Barbara Pleasant. Paperback, 208 pp.
Key Features Include:
• How to control weeds organically: mulching, hand weeding, cutting and mowing
• How to identify more than 70 weeds, with illustrations of seedlings and mature plants
• What weeds reveal about soil conditions and gardening techniques
• All about your weeds: origin and range, site, soil, and season, full description and related plants
A dozen gardeners in different parts of the country helped me hone down the list of weeds that qualify as garden weeds, and I’m confident that most North American gardeners will find most of their weeds in this book. – Barbara Pleasant