Weed wackers: a guide for identifying and managing weeds in schoolyards & landscapes
Weed control is a necessary part of maintaining any parcel of land. Healthy and well-maintained landscapes and turf will deter weed invasions but weeds still manage to find openings to establish and spread. Weeds can interfere with footing on athletic fields, and some weeds - like the spurges - contain harmful substances. Noxious weeds are problematic because of their nature to dominate plant communities, including landscapes and turf, and Colorado law requires their control. This is a guide for identifying and managing weeds in schoolyards & landscapes.