A recent post on the blog of Chicago’s Lurie Garden addressed the question of weeds in a way that seems pretty sensible.
Does anyone remember a series of Dr. Who episodes called “The Seeds of Doom”?
For a couple of hours this morning, I was spot spraying my back garden with 2,4-D. 2,4-D is a potent herbicide that is sold under the brand name Weed–B-Gone. I used about four tablespoons of the stuff, which kills everything that isn’t grass, mixed with water. And as I sprayed, I felt guilt. I …