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Don't Overlook the Need to Water Newly Planted Plants
Even though water hasn't been a problem for most lawns and gardens this year so far it is well to review when and how to water correctly. Also, newly planted plants can suffer from inadequate water even though rainfall is plentiful before their root systems have become established in the surrounding soil. Monitor all you plants, especially those that were just planted this year and start planning now for the inevitable dry spells that will come later. Except for lawns, which are watered with ove...
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: watering, lawns, drip irrigation, containers, sustainability | View Count: (2407)
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Weeds: What's in Your Lawn?

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Weeds: What's in Your Lawn?
This winter, like most, seems to have been an ideal recipe for producing an abundance of winter annual weeds in cool season lawns throughout the Saint Louis area. As warmer days arrive these plants, which have been there all winter, will take off like weeds!
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| Categories: Spring | Tags: weeds, cool season lawns, St. Louis, winter annual weeds, chickweed (Stellaria media), bluegrass (Poa annua), deadnettle (Lamium purpureum), henbit (Lamium amplexicaule), herbicide, | View Count: (3892)
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