There's a place outside here where there's just ground cover and ferns that a plant that I didn't know started to grow. I let it grow and it got bigger and bigger. I wanted to see how big it would get! It was by my one hummingbird feeder and gave them a little privacy.
Now the plant is much taller than me!
I searched around on the internet and found out that it's Giant/Great Ragweed!!!!!! Yikes!!
I'll be cutting it down today before these tassels bloom out and make pollen!
I guess I can just cut it down, maybe treat the tassels with a weed killer and put it in the burn pile. If anyone knows of a reason why I shouldn't treat it like that please let me know!Shirley
P.S. I cut these down and then looked else where in the yard. Low and behold, in my old herb garden that is over grown, there was a huge forest of these!! I cut them down too. It took me all afternoon. Now where did these come from??? I never had this before!!! I'm sure the wind or the birdies brought them!