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Northwest Weeds

Northwest Weeds

The Ugly and Beautiful Villains of Fields, Gardens, and Roadsides

Book - 1990
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Northwest Weeds describes and illustrates the prominent and ever-present weeds of the northwestern United States and adjacent Canada. Full-color photographs and the accompanying text emphasize the weeds' identifying characteristics. The book includes information on the origin, distribution, aggressiveness, and edibility of each weed.
Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., c1990
ISBN: 9780878422494
Branch Call Number: 581.65 T2179N 1990
Characteristics: vi, 177 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm


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During the months of April and May, you should be focused on getting those unsightly weeds pulled out before they go to seed. Northwest Weeds by Ronald J. Taylor, is still the best book for weed identification in our area. In addition to weeding, put down 3”- 5” of mulch or compost to stop new weeds from growing. Plant cool weather crops like peas, kale and lettuce. Continue to plan new garde… (more)

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Aug 14, 2014

Tromped all over my property with this book in hand to identify weeds. I have several that King and Snohomish counties consider noxious.

It was a little had to find things at first, but after I learned the system, it wasn't too bad. I wish it had been more clear about toxicity, but at least I have the names of the weeds now.


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