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Russian Thistle Mid-Sized Weed

Russian Thistle: Pull It!

Now that we’ve covered two easy weeds, let’s move on to one of the bad boys on the block. Meet Russian thistle. This is one you definitely want to get rid of if you have it. Here’s what it looks like. As a small seedling, it has thin, string-like leaves that are succulent and soft. […]

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Prickly lettuce, Lactuca serriola

Prickly Lettuce: Pull It!

Alright, on to the next weed in the series! Here’s another easy one to identify and control. Meet prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola). Prickly lettuce is a very common weed in Colorado landscapes. It’s called prickly lettuce because it’s a close relative to the lettuce that you and I often eat, plus each leaf has prickles […]

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Downy brome cheatgrass

Down with Downy Brome

After the spring moisture we received, many landscape plants have decided to green up after all. So have the weeds. One you may have noticed is downy brome (Bromus tectorum), also known as cheatgrass. Now is the time to remove it so you prevent it from becoming a worse problem. How do you know if […]

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