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What should I be doing now for weed control?

Dec 2017
The straw mulch I used at the end of summer to suppress the weeds doesn't seem to be working. Should I till it and cover with plastic? black or clear? Is there something better. Or should I add more straw. I could probably bring some cardboard home from work. Is this a healthy option?

By Ann Kinkley | Featured Question

How to Remove Poison Oak Plants and Treat a Rash

Jun 2010
Poison oak plants contain a chemical that causes a severe rash. Learn how to spot a plant, safely remove, and clean your clothes, gear and skin afterward to prevent a rash.

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Poison Hemlock (Conium maculatum) – Silage Will Not Reduce the Toxin

Jan 2006
Poison hemlock is one of the most poisonous of plants. Silage making has been used to reduce the concentrations of toxins in a variety of crops. Poison hemlock alkaloids are found in different concentrations depending on several factors that make it virtually impossible to predict how dangerous the plant is at any given time.

By Cassie Bouska, Amy Peters | Article

Tansy Ragwort

Aug 2011
Tansy ragwort, an invasive weed that can harm certain types of livestock, is making a comeback in western Oregon. Find out how to control it and protect your animals.

By Shelby Filley, Andy Hulting, Gene Pirelli, Eric Coombs | Article