Latest Weed Stories

2009-02-06 13:39:13

Global warming is likely to result in more preferred conditions for many of the most unwanted weeds to invade the West, researchers reported on Friday.

2009-01-26 07:00:00

- February 9-13 event in Orlando attracts participants from across the nation - Keynote speech by USDA expert to highlight agricultural research priorities and impact of 2008 Farm Bill LAWRENCE, Kan., Jan.

2008-12-29 16:23:43

Organic plant waste has proven to be an effective weed control for citrus trees, Egyptian researchers reported Monday. Researchers from the National Research Center in Giza, Egypt, studied the effects of plant mulches compared to synthetic mulch and other weed control methods on the quality of mandarin fruit, the American Society for Horticultural Science reported Monday in a news release. Dr.

2008-10-13 16:48:59

Scientists in Britain believe a Japanese plant-eating predator may help solve the problem of a “superweed” that is now spreading across the country.

2008-10-03 18:00:15

By Booker T Leigh When the leaves start to fall, most homeowners are ready to forget about plant disease and insects until next summer. Normally, fall is the best time to start controlling next year's diseases and insects. A little work now can prevent a lot of problems next year.

2008-10-01 15:00:21

By BUNTING, Finbarr Weeds may not be sexy, but as any environmentalist will tell you they can do as much damage to the natural environment as any crawly critters. The hard work and dedication of Friends of Barrett Bush volunteers has seen them made this year's recipient of the Weedbuster Awards.

2008-09-21 09:00:17

By MARY REID BARROW By Mary Reid Barrow Correspondent So, you've spent most every summer weekend mowing your lawn. Now you're about to spend your fall weekends fertilizing and planting grass seed so you will have even more grass to mow next spring and summer.

2008-09-18 18:00:29

By DYKES, Mervyn These fast-growing monsters, capable of adapting to many different habitats, are among the most invasive of species. -------- ------------ One of the world's biggest "weeds" has the Department of Conservation (DOC) ready to do battle in the bush areas of Manawatu.

2008-09-08 18:00:20

By JULIE H. MANN For the Maryland Gazette Many homeowners wage rigorous chemical warfare on weeds, applying regular doses of herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides. They do it to eliminate grubs, crabgrass, wiregrass, spurge, chickweed, and clover. Not Wendy Osborn.

2008-08-30 12:00:28

The best time to fertilize cool season lawns grasses, like tall fescue and Kentucky bluegrass, is in September, as they respond to shorter days and cooler temperatures with renewed growth.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.