The Book of Weeds, 1st Edition

  • Ken Thompson Open University
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  • ISBN-10: 0756655641
  • ISBN-13: 9780756655648
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released May 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Finally, from the author of Compost, fascinating information and advice on handling weeds - how to recognize them, how to control them, and how to exploit them. The first step is to know your enemy, so weeds are identified and the survival strategies of various types is explained to enable you to get rid of them more easily. Finally, an explanation of what makes a plant a weed, and what makes it a useful or even critical part of the garden ecosystem.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What is it about weeds?: Unwanted, unappealing, unrelenting.
2: Weeding them out: Dig, hoe, and mulch.
3: Rogues' gallery: annuals: Here today, still here tomorrow.
4: Rogues' gallery: perennials: Persistent, resistant, defiant.
5: Rogues' gallery: water weeds: Floating, choking, or spreading.
6: Useful Addresses and Books.