Tag: Garden Weeds

Flowering Weeds at Chicago Garden

Three common garden weeds currently blooming in my garden and that you can find all around Chicago; in sidewalks, empty lots and gardens.  The blue flower in the image above is Asiatic Dayflower, an introduced plant to Illinois, it can grow erect or sprawl and can be found blooming from June to October. The flowers... Read more »

Field Bindweed

Field Bindweed is one of my favorite weeds. Yeah, I said it. It was introduced into the U.S in the early 1800s and has become a nuisance in gardens, lawns, alleys and empty lots around Chicago and across the country. The weed is tough to eradicate because it has a strong and extensive root system.... Read more »