Weeds are a pain for any gardener, from casual to pro. There are plenty of ways to fight them, but you’ll always be better off if you know exactly what you’re up against. Here is your guide to identifying common types of garden weeds and how to fight them.
If you love your lawn, chances are you hate dandelions. The can pop up anywhere — from cracks in your driveway, to your rose garden, to your grass. Dandelions are a perennial — which is why they tend to keep coming back. They’re a broadleaf weed that may respond well to preventative mulching. When you see them, pull them out by hand or use an herbicide to kill them to the root.