Do you know your weeds?

Mauvaises herbes

Weeds flourish in the sort of rainy weather we have been experiencing lately. Don’t let them take over your garden!

You don’t need to rip out everything, but here are a few species that it is best to eliminate.

Psst! You can click on the images to enlarge them (text in french only)!

Canada Thistle


Hairy Crabgrass / Large crabgrass

Hairy Galinsoga

Common Plantain

Field Horsetail

To learn all about what plants grow in Quebec, you can refer to the Herbier du Québec, an extremely useful resource that allows you to look up the main specimens in this extensive herbarium!

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