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Wonder weed purslane, the bane of gardeners

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The bane of gardeners, purslane is the most common and persistent weed afloat.

The flat little succulent turns over easily with a hoe. Once uprooted, purslane lies there as helpless as an overturned turtle.

Don’t be fooled. Don’t declare victory. The battle against purslane has just begun.

Throw it out in the lawn. Mow over the wilting, uprooted plant. Purslane will simply use the mower experience to divide and replant itself.

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