With an autumnal chill sneaking into the air, it’s time for cool-weather planting and chores that will give your garden a head start next spring.
Left alone, patches of creeping grasses such as quackgrass and Johnson grass can take over large portions of your farm. Here are ways to control them.
Mulch can improve garden soil and also limit weeds. Here are a number of materials that make good mulch, their pros and cons, and where you can get them.
If you prefer not to use weed-control methods that contain commercially produced herbicides, here are several natural methods and accompanying advice on fighting weeds.