• Barnel 15-inch combination cultivator/hoe

    Tools for Tackling the Toughest Weeds

    Two tools in one make this a versatile weed weapon A tool that I’m constantly turning to is my Barnel 15-inch combination cultivator/hoe. On one side of the forged head…

  • Design

    From Weeds to Wow in Three Years

    Today’s photos come from Janet Simmons. I live in Plainwell, Michigan, and have attached some pictures of the gardens I have been working on since I moved into my house…

  • Design

    Tips for Getting Weeds Under Control Early

    Spring is the best time to get weeds under control (or even eliminated) from your beds and borders. The following tools and maintenance tricks will help you get things off…

  • Article

    Weeds: The Gardener’s Never-Ending Task

    We have had lots of rain here in my Maryland, zone 7 garden. And with the rain, the weeds and grass have grown in leaps and bounds--way bigger than all…

  • Article

    Salsa Verde with Wild Weeds

    I thought for sure that I had posted the recipe for making salsa verde with botanicals foraged from in and around the garden, however I can only find my traditional…

  • How-To

    Weeding Made Easy

    These hand tools may look strange, but they’re designed to get the job done right

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Organic Weed Control Experiment

    Garden weeds can be controlled with vinegar and boiling water, as shown in this experiment.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Pre-Sprouting As Spring Weed Control

    The good news is that weeds can be outsmarted. Ve have our vays.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Controlling Weeds Organically

    While I've heard it's an effective method, I've also heard that it won't kill the weed's roots. For me, that's a deal breaker. The reason why I haven't given this…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Plant a Green Manure or a Cover Crop This Fall

    My perception of cover crops and green manures is they're right in line with compost bins, vermicomposting, grasscycling, and even mulch - they're all a form of composting. In other…