The Top 4 Worst Garden Weeds


Plain and simple, gardeners hate weeds. That’s because they tend to kill off the plants you’re working so hard to grow by sucking all the nutrients out of them. Plus, they’re often super persistent, so it’s tough to get rid of them in one full swing. Here at Gracious Gardening, we’ve put together a list … Read more

Plants That Can Be Dangerous

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We enjoy the visual splendor of many beautiful plants and flowers in our homes and gardens. The last thing we are thinking about is whether they are dangerous plants or not. After all, how can a delicate, innocuous thing of beauty ever hurt anybody? But the truth is, there are many common indoor and outdoor … Read more

Best Ways to Kill Mushrooms


Most of the time, mushrooms aren’t harmful to your lawn. While there have been cases where mushrooms caused lawn diseases, these are few and far between. However, a lot of gardeners don’t want mushrooms in their yard because they feel these plants lower the overall appeal. That’s why they look for ways to kill the … Read more

Weed Control Without Chemicals

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Weed control is a challenge for any gardener. Weeds are probably a gardener’s worst enemy, threatening the health and beauty of your garden. They seem to creep up when you aren’t looking. And sometimes it seems that as soon as you get rid of them they just reappear again and again. Though it is tempting … Read more

Best Ways to Control Moss in Lawn


All gardeners can agree that it is annoying and frustrating to find moss growing in your yard. Typically, this plant shows up in areas where the soil is poorly drained and grass can no longer grow, as well as spots where there is plenty of moisture and shade. Do not let moss take over your … Read more

How to Control Bindweed In The Garden

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Every gardener, no matter how tenacious, has to battle weeds at some point unless they want them to take over the garden. There are many ways of controlling weeds such as spreading plastic or other material below the mulch to keep weeds from sprouting. Remember, not all weeds are created equal. Today, we’re discussing how … Read more