8 Persistent Weeds

Learn how to identify and control troublesome weeds. If you don't want to use herbicides, you can either starve the roots by continually removing new shoots or block out light by covering the ground with black plastic or matting.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

+ Enlarge Photo
Shrink Photo
Ground Elder is Invasive Species
Featured Products in This Gallery

DK - How to Grow Practically Everything © 2010 Dorling Kindersley Limited

Ground elder

This perennial forms a low mat of dark green leaves. Dig up young plants before they flower, or cover them with weed matting or carpet. If they persist, treat repeatedly with glyphosate weedkiller.

Advertisement
Loading...

Please forgive us, this gallery is really popular.

We sent a note to our support staff about the glitch you just experienced. Please click the button below to reload your content.

We Recommend...

Allergenic Plants

Allergenic Plants

If you're allergic, avoid these plants that could make you sneeze and wheeze.

Gardening Q & A: Beneficial Insects and more

Gardening Q & A: Beneficial Insects and more

Master gardener Paul James answers gardening questions from viewers about dragonflies, organic products, poison ivy and more.

Recently Added Designer Outdoor Spaces

Browse new outdoor spaces from top designers.

See More Designer Outdoor Spaces

HGTV Outdoors Newsletter

Find out how to make the most of patios, decks and all your outdoor areas, plus tips from master gardeners for beautiful flower beds and bountiful vegetable gardens.