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About amlay18

NC State horticulture student.

Weed of the Week

This week’s Weed of the Week is¬†Amaranthus retroflexus also known as Amaranth or (Red root) Pigweed. This variety has thorns at the nodes of the plant so you have to be careful while pulling them up. When you do pull … Continue reading

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Muscadines and Morning Glories

This week’s weed of the week is the Morning Glory. When it begins to grow it appears up right but will quickly spread along the ground as a vine. It can be identified by its heart shaped leaves and an … Continue reading

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Weed of the Week

Here in the garden we have to clear a lot of different weeds so that our plants don’t get out competed for resources and nutrients. This week our weed is Nut sedge. Sedges are in the Cyperus family and often … Continue reading

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UGArdens Intern

Hello Everyone My name is Amanda Lay. I am a student at NC State University majoring in Horticulture and minoring in Agroecology. I can’t wait to work on the farm with everyone this summer!

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