Viney Weeds: Identification, Control
Creeping Charlie: Invasive Lawn Weed, Aromatic Herb
If you've tried to eradicate creeping charlie from your landscape, you may think you know this viney weed well. But this plant has a long and rich history of usage that preceded its notoriety as an invasive lawn weed. Discover creeping charlie's use as a medicinal herb and a brewing ingredient.
Bittersweet Vine: A Bittersweet Decision for Landscapers?
It's easy to succumb to bittersweet's charms. With golden autumn leaves and bright orange berries with golden husks, it's something of a dream come true for craft enthusiasts and admirers of harvest colors. But before falling in love with a bittersweet vine, find out first if it's the American version or Oriental bittersweet.
Kudzu Vine: Japanese Killer Weed of the Southeastern U.S.
Freed from the insect pests that kept it under control in its native Japan, Kudzu vine is out of control in the southeastern U.S. It's a story that parallels Japanese knotweed's spread. Discover the details on this weed pest: history, uses and eradication attempts.
How to Kill Oriental Bittersweet
How do you kill Oriental bittersweet? Rather than suggesting a simple answer, I recommend a multi-pronged attack. For, short of calling in a landscaping crew and starting a new landscape from scratch (and who can afford that?), the best solution is to pour it on against this viney weed from all sides and remain steadfast in the struggle.