Lawns free from weeds are a dream for many. However, it’s not that easy to win over weeds. Chronic weed problems are usually addressed with synthetic herbicides. But if chemical weed killers are used unwisely, they can be harmful for turf, pets, and people. Unless the underlying problems weakening lawns and favoring weeds are identified, it might…

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Dandelion – the ubiquitous weed – is a flowering plant belonging to the Asteraceae family. There are several fun and interesting dandelion facts that shed light on different aspects of this plant.    Taraxacum officinale, dandelion’s botanical name, has been derived from some Greek words referring to the medicinal characteristics of this species. ‘Dandelion’, their common name, has been…

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