But now it's nearly as tall as the mullein, both are 41/2 feet tall! So glad I didn't hoe them into oblivion.
You've heard the Jeff Foxworthy tip on how to tell if you're a redneck: You know you're a redneck if you've ever found a vehicle when you mow. Well, one year I had a hedge of 6-ft tall catnip, hiding a pickup we were holding for a friend. I must say, it was better-looking than the truck, so hey ...
BTW, 25 yards is 900 inches, which is a long, long distance. ... Hahahaha, yes, this is not gardening. I don't think I promised to stay on-topic!
It's native to this county, so I grow it.
And there's the ubiquitous prickly lettuce, which I do not love, but somewhat admire. I have a bumper crop of the lettuce ... sigh.
I can't poison it, because then I'd probably kill the Culver's Root. But defoliation can work. Sometimes. Maybe.
This is my guardian of the garden, known by many names, including "bunny killer." Here she is, resting up on a day she brought me two bunnies. Who knows how many she killed (Hee!)