#385: How to Permanently Destroy Weeds Invading Your Garden
In This Episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show
In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with award winning author Teri Chace about how you can take steps to permanently destroy weeds and invasive plants wreaking havoc in your garden.
Teri is going to give us the background on invasive plants and weeds, where they come from, why you still get them even if you use a weed barrier and why they thrive in areas where your vegetables struggle.
From there, she'll give us some common varieties that you will come across and why just simply spraying or pulling won't solve your weed problem. That you need to study thoroughly, everything about the weed species you are dealing with.
About this episode's guest on the Vegetable Gardening Show, Teri Chace
Teri Dunn Chace is a writer and editor with over 35 titles in publication. Timber Press, Cool Springs Press, and Collector’s Press have published her books. She’s also written, edited, and blogged extensively for four major consumer gardening/outdoor-living publications (Horticulture, North American Gardener, Backyard Living, Birds and Blooms). She is the award-winning “Bottom Line Personal” newsletter’s gardening expert and contributes regularly.
She brings complex scientific and environmental topics to general audiences in her engaging and accurately researched articles for various regional magazines, including Massachusetts Audubon Society publications and the Appalachian Mountain Club’s member magazine.
For clients ranging from Reader’s Digest to Storey Publishing to Timber Press to Harris Publications, she has project-managed other authors’ books as well as consumer SIPs (Special-Interest Publications). She’s also an accomplished travel and food writer.
She’s also an experienced copywriter, working on-staff and as a consultant to numerous direct-marketing companies (B-to-B as well as B-to-C), from pet supplies to roses to outdoor-living products/furnishings to scented candles. Her copy for Jackson & Perkins gained the industry’s highest award, The Catalog Age Gold Award.
She has written, edited, and blogged for the nation’s leading roadside-travel ‘zine and website, Roadside (and RoadsideOnline.com) on topics ranging from “Why Greeks and Diners?” to urban-planning issues to comfort-food recipes to iconic on-the-road books.
The most intriguing job she’s ever held? Monitoring rare turtles for The Nature Conservancy. Or…raising teenage boys.
Raised in California and educated at Bard College in New York, she resides in a small upstate New York village with glorious summers and snowy winters. She and her husband also have a second home on the Bay of Fundy in Freeport, Nova Scotia.