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Horticulture and Home Pest News
Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture and Plant Pathology.

Controlling Weeds in the Yard and Garden

This article was published originally on 5/30/2014

Complete control of weeds in the home lawn or garden is not a practical goal for many homeowners. A more realistic approach is to minimize weed populations through a variety of control measures such as pulling, digging, cultivating, mulching and herbicides.  See the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach news release from May 29, 2014 for more tips on weed control in the lawn and garden.