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May 30, 2018 10:49 AM CST
Marylan
I mulched my foundation bed in April to prevent weed growth and now am dealing with weeds growing in the mulch
Can someone please id these small weeds. A toothpick in the pics is there fore scale
Thanks for your help
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May 30, 2018 10:58 AM CST
Missouri (Zone 6a)
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they are maple tree seedlings.
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May 30, 2018 12:15 PM CST
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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I agree Those little wing things are the seed pods. There has to be a maple close by.
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May 30, 2018 5:51 PM CST
Marylan
Thank you very much.......there are so many of these. Is it possible to kill them by careful spraying with some sort of weed killer ???
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May 30, 2018 6:05 PM CST
Name: Daisy I
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They would probably die if you just hoed them under.
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May 30, 2018 6:21 PM CST
Name: greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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I'd just wait until after a good rain and pull each one out. Very relaxing job. Or, if you have children or grandchildren you might offer them cookies to pull them all.
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