Weed Now, Drink Beer Later

Picture of some common spring weeds
Common Colorado weeds (clockwise from upper left): thistle, mallow, dandelion, bind weed
Everyone’s heard the old adage, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” But I prefer my own slight variant when it comes to spring gardening: “Weed a little in March, sit back and drink beer in July.” That’s right. When many folks are out in the blazing sun pulling deep-rooted perennial weeds this coming July, I’ll be drinking a beer on the patio. Read more