Creeping Charlie: How to Get Rid of Ground Ivy

Although it has many beneficial uses, creeping charlie or ground ivy is most commonly viewed as a weed. Perhaps you’ve recently found yourself wondering how to kill or control it. Or perhaps your question is simply how to get rid of creeping charlie without using chemicals? If this plant has taken over your yard or … Read more

The 39 Most Invasive Plant Species in California

If you’re a gardener in California (or other states in the Pacific Northwest), chances are good you’ve had to battle one of these 39 invasive species. I personally can go on a quick canyon run and spot a handful right off of the bat.Following the great comments on my post about invasive species that are … Read more

16 Invasive Species Sold at Garden Centers You Should Never Buy

Most of us gardeners assume that the people that run our local garden center are knowledgeable and know exactly what they’re selling – and for the most part, that’s true.  But what happens when some of the most commonly sold plants also happen to be some of the most invasive?Due to the globalization of our … Read more