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A red-legged frog emerges from Bower Slough still partially covered in duckweed.


Chlorophyll to the brim

Almost up to his oversized eyeballs in a soupy mix of Common duckweed (Lemna minor) and algae, this frog looked quite comfortable and right at home. 11 more words


GreenSun Duckweed Farm Tour Announced

In association with the International Lemna Association, Mother Earth News and Grit’s “Homesteading Education Month,” GreenSun Products is pleased to invite everyone¬†to our second annual duckweed farm tour here in Western Kentucky. 114 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian

The Benefits of Duckweed- Podcast now available

 This was a fun interview I did with Mike Podlensy of the Average Person Gardening Show last week. Mike has ordered his first batch of duckweed starter and is going to grow it in his garden now as well. 156 more words

Tamra Fakhoorian

I thought I did a successful chemical treatment, but why are the weeds coming back? | Ponds & Lakes Q&A

Q: I thought I did a successful chemical treatment, but why are the weeds coming back?

Barney – Andalusia, AL

A: Treating weeds is a tricky task. 369 more words

Pond & Lake

Dealing with rampaging duckweed

Google “how to with deal duckweed” and the search produces answers from around the world, as pond owners from Florida to Australia and from Cornwall to Cumberland struggle to contain the green monster. 738 more words


Dealing with rampaging duckweed

Last year we had virtually no duckweed, but this year’s warm weather has encouraged it to grow at a ferocious rate so that after a 10 day absence we returned to find a bright green pond with no water visible beneath the smooth carpet of weed. 16 more words